“Departures” Wins SIGNIS Jury Award at FilmFest DC

DEPARTURES TAKES FIRST SIGNIS JURY AWARD AT FILMFEST DC WASHINGTON, DC – A Japanese film, Departures, has received an award for its “reverence for human dignity” from SIGNIS, the official international Catholic communications organization, according to Frank Frost, jury chair.  Departures, literally translated from its Japanese title, Okuribito, as “one who sees people off,” combines serious drama with human foibles comedy to tell the story of an orchestral musician who loses his job in an econom … [Read more...]