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The Book Keepers

Director - Phil Wall
Run Time - 92 minutes
Language - English
Format - Digital
Year - 2021
Genre - Documentary

Educational Interests- Aging, Anthropology, Business, Cultural Studies, Family Relations, Labor Studies, Literature, Media Studies, New Releases, Philosophy, Psychology

Institutional DVD Price: $295

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The Book Keepers follows the uplifting journey of a husband who keeps his wife's dream alive by becoming the spokesperson for her book after her death. Carol Wall's debut memoir - about cancer, friendship, and cultivating an open heart - was a breakout success. But joy turned to tragedy when the breast cancer she wrote about returned, and she died months after its publication.

Carol's husband, Dick, determined to help her life-affirming message find its audience, becomes the book's unlikely spokesperson and embarks on a nationwide book tour. He's joined by the couple's filmmaker son, Phil, who captures his dad's efforts to ensure her dream lives on. The result is an intimate portrait of love and loss - an ode to the healing power of storytelling.

Winner! Audience Award & Jury Award - Austin Film Festival

"Engrossing...memorable...profound. Beautifully captures the complex nature of the way we cope with loss." -Douglas Laman, The Spool