Instructions on Parting with Amy Jenkins

October 14, 2018

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Amy Jenkins was part of the New Hampshire Film Festival 2018 and screened her documentary Instructions On Parting: Over  the  course  of  one  tumultuous  year,  Artist  and  Director  Amy  Jenkins  confronts  the  cancer   diagnoses  of  her  mother,  sister,  and  brother,  and  also  welcomes  her  first  child  to  life.  Crafted   in  a  unique  visual  style,  the  film  weaves  breathtaking  vignettes  of  nature  unfolding  with   cinéma  vérité  family  footage  to  lead  us  to  a  bold  and  daring  acceptance  our  own  mortality.  Contact Amy through her website at

Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of her life: 1st song: “Fireflies” by Patti Smith; 2nd song: “The Vigil” by Jane Siberry; and “Silent Tango” by Noah Hoffeld and Philip Fraiser.

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