Pop-Up Film Series: Speaking Grief

September 8, 2020
7:00pm Central Time
The screening has ended.

RVSP to receive details and a reminder email about online screening event.

Thanks!

We'll send a reminder email one hour before the online screening event starts.

Be sure to create an OVEE account before the screening day.
 Add to CalendarfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Sorry!

We can't take RSVPs right now.
Please try again later.

Enter Screening

Welcome! Please sign in with one of the following options...

GoogleFacebook
Create OVEE Account
By signing in, you agree to our Privacy Policy Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Welcome

We need to talk about grief.

Join Iowa PBS virtually on Tuesday, September 8 at 7 p.m. for a Pop-Up Film Series event featuring the documentary Speaking Grief. Following the hour-long film, a panel of local grief experts will answer questions and provide meaningful resources. The event will also include an optional remembrance ceremony.

About the film:

Speaking Grief explores the transformative experience of losing a family member in a society that works to avoid both death and grief. Moving away from the idea that grief is a problem that needs to be “fixed,” the documentary validates the experience of grievers and guides those wishing to support them. There is no “right” way to grieve. By sharing diverse representations of bereavement, Speaking Grief illustrates that grief is a universal, yet individual experience.

About EveryStep:

EveryStep is a non-profit health care and human services organization which annually serves more than 67,000 Iowans. During life’s most challenging moments, EveryStep’s family of community-based health care and support services offer compassion and guidance. Serving Iowa from 14 locations, EveryStep’s more than 32 programs offer support to those living with grief or loss; care to those who are injured, ill or facing the end of life; education to new parents; and resources, healthcare and connection for growing families, immigrants and refugees. For more information on any of these services, including EveryStep Grief & Loss Services and the Amanda the Panda program, visit www.everystep.org.

Video Descriptions

OVEE TitleCard

5 minutes

Welcome to OVEE

Speaking Grief

Speaking Grief explores the transformative experience of losing a family member in a grief-avoidant society. It validates grief as a normal, healthy part of the human experience rather than a problem that needs to be “fixed.” It also addresses the role that support from friends and family plays in a person’s grief experience, offering guidance on how to show up for people in their darkest moments.

90 minutes

Moderators

  • Caryline Clark

    Iowa PBS Engagement Manager

  • Danny Engesser (Iowa PBS)

  • Darla Hassebroek (Iowa PBS)

Panelists

Before you get started in OVEE:

1. Ensure you are using the most current version of your favorite popular browser:

2. Run a test to ensure OVEE works properly on your computer

The views and opinions expressed in this online screening are those of the presenters and participants, and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of ITVS, public broadcasting, or any entities hosting the screening.