In Search of Tomorrow

This is a short documentary that reveals some of the stories and messages of four elderly at a retirement residence in Toronto, Canada. Filmed in 2012, "In Search of Tomorrow" depicts the perennial issues of humanity through the words of the elderly. In contrast to their concise expressions, the depth of each theme is profound as they discuss the experience of losing their loved ones either by force or by aging, of undergoing the process of frailty, and of empowering others' lives. There is a temporal concept throughout the film that delineates 'today' from 'tomorrow', but the notion of time becomes meaningless in the face of their renewed or recollected hope...

  • Kayla Song
  • Kayla Song
  • Luke Shin
    Director of Photography
  • Assunta Alegiani
    Production Assistant
  • Johan Kim
    Still Photography
  • There Movement
    Post-Production Partner
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 14, 2020
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Director - Kayla Song