Lucian Perkins

Location: Washington, DC
Nationality: USA
Biography:   Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner  Lucian Perkins  is an independent photographer and filmmaker based in Washington, D.C. Lucian’s focus on documenting human-interest stories encompasses daily life and social issues... read on
Premiere of Lucian Perkins' The Messengers
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Apr 19, 2017
Please join me for the Premiere of my film The Messengers with Q&A afterwards during FilmFest DC
Sunday, April 23rd 3:30pm
Landmark E Street Theatre

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Both Washingtonian Magazine and the Washington Blade listed "The Messengers" among their films to see at FilmFest DC. 

Here is what they said:

Washingtonian: "People say that life is a journey but so is death. Lucian Perkins's documentary The Messengers, takes you on an emotional journey of your own while witnessing the bonds forged between the those who come to DC's Joseph's House, a hospice for homeless individuals dying of AIDS and the young volunteers who take care of them. While I wasn't really interested in the personal stories of the two main volunteers the film highlights, I was moved by the cinematography of the film and the connections you're able to make with the residents of the home in just a few short minutes. Throughout the film you witness the final moments of people as they literally take their last breath. Overall I would recommend this film to those who are interested in medicine, service, or documentary filmmaking."

Washington Blade: "In this moving and thoughtful documentary, Perkins tells the stories of the patients and staff at Joseph's House, a welcoming hospice for HIV/AIDS patients. A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for the Washington Post, this is Perkins' first full-length documentary."

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