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Film Festival and local organizations partner to present ‘Lily’ March 21

sedona news – The Sedona International Film Festival, in partnership with Accord Hospice and Palliative Care, Unify Sedona, PFLAG, and the Hospice Foundation of America, presents a live theatrical performance of “Lily” at the Mary Theater on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. I am proud to present this discussion. D. Fisher Theater.

Accord Hospice & Palliative Care, in partnership with the Hospice Foundation of America (HFA), continues its educational efforts by blending theater and advanced care directive education through the AD Project. The AD project is a series of 10-minute plays featuring different relationships and settings that illustrate social situations. The importance of communicating your medical wishes in writing.

Playwright Brian Harnetio has worked with HFA for many years to develop a series of shows depicting real-life scenarios involving a variety of family relationships. The show “Lily” follows divorced couples who face the very real dilemma of who to choose to speak for them when they can no longer speak for themselves.

“What's exciting about this production of 'Lily' is that we're proud to be working with local organizations PFLAG and Unify Sedona of Sedona, as well as a cast member that many in our community will know, Kate Hawkes (Red) Earth Theater) and Dr. Susan Turner, Vice President of Community Programs and Services for Accord Hospice, said Linda Romer.

“The show offers a glimpse into the relationship between Lily, who is facing a life-limiting illness, and her ex-wife Joanne, who is asked to represent her in her final stages of life after years of separation. ” Turner added.

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“What I really want is for you to listen to me and make sure…that I'm listening. Be my voice. That's it.” From “Lily” by Bryan Harnetiaux, Copyright 2024)

“Although it is only 10 minutes long, the well-crafted story is a heartwarming story for everyone facing end-of-life decisions and for those seeking to understand the momentous decisions that await us all. It stings,” Blaine said. Lead director of “Lily”. “Our cast conveys the urgency of the plan with both dignity and humor.”

After the show, an interactive presentation of Five Wishes will be facilitated, with the opportunity to participate in a talkback with the cast and crew of “Lily” and Accord’s hospice and palliative care team.

“Lily” hits the stage at the Mary D. Fisher Theater on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. All tickets are free. To reserve your free ticket or for more information, call 928-282-1177. Both theater and festival offices are located at 2030 W. Hwy. 89A, West Sedona. See below for more information.

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