Directed by Vanessa Gould
90 minutes, USA
How do you put a life into 500 words? Ask the staff obituary writers at the New York Times. OBIT is a first-ever glimpse into the daily rituals, joys and existential angst of the Times obit writers, as they chronicle life after death on the front lines of history.
Panel following featuring Jeff Burson (blogger at Final Taxi), Dr. Clay Carey and Dr. Julie Williams from Samford University, and Dr. Jennifer Greer from the University of Alabama.
Hosted at Carrigan’s Public House (upstairs event space, full menu, and bar service): 2430 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203. *FREE PARKING* is available in the adjacent parking lot.
Doors open at 6:00pm. Screenings begin at 7:00pm with panel immediately following. TICKETS are $8 advance, $10 at door and $5 for students anytime.