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Directed by Kathleen Hepburn

British Columbia 2017 110 mins. In English

Life on Judy’s remote lakefront property has always been lonely, but beautiful. The sudden death of her husband throws her into a tailspin as she finds herself without a caretaker while dealing with advanced Parkinson’s Disease. As she struggles to maintain her independence, her son Jamie is fighting a different battle of his own on an Albertan oil rig, trying to come to terms with his sexuality in an environment full of machismo. When Jamie returns home and must become his mother’s caretaker, it engenders emotional catharsis for both mother and son.

The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.