The New Yorker

Departing Gesture

As the front lines of America's H.I.V. epidemic continue to migrate away from metropolitan centers, a funeral director in the heart of the South confronts an environment of social shame and ignorance to ensure a dignified end for those who have died of H.I.V.-related causes. Directed and Produced by Brian Bolster and Jonathan Napolitano Big Sky 2019; Winner Audience Award The Wrap's Short List FF; Winner Best Short Doc Florida FF AFI Docs New Orleans FF

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