Flying High, Longlist - Short Film - Non Fiction
Shortlist - Short Film - Non Fiction

Perfecting the Art of Longing

Kitra Cahana

National Film Board of Canada

Cut off from his loved ones due to the pandemic lockdown, a quadriplegic rabbi in a long-term-care facility is filmed remotely by his daughter. Offering powerful meditations on love and hope, Perfecting the Art of Longing shows us what it means to be alive in a state of profound isolation.

Kitra Cahana is a Peabody Award-winning documentary photographer and filmmaker.