The Tree

Sunday, Jul 02 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, Jul 02, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
The Tree


A poignant, heart-warming story about an 88 year-old widow who takes a road trip from Kansas to Indiana to visit her oldest and dearest childhood friend. Starring Joicie Appell, Laura Kirk and Paul Fellers, this Kansas-made film tackles issues of aging and independence and won the Audience Award at the Kansas City Film Fest.

RUN TIME: 94 min

Written by: Mary Settle Pruitt

Directed by: Stephen Wallace Pruitt

Screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Stephen Pruitt, screenwriter Mary Pruitt, and actors: Joicie Appell, Laura Kirk and Paul Fellers.

After the filmmaker Q&A, stay around for a follow-up conversation on senior resources with Christina Jordan, LMSW (Lawrence Visiting Nurses Association), Emily Donaldson (CELA, Certified Elder Law Attorney from Stephens and Brand), Dr. Tamara Cash (Community Village Lawrence) and Dr. Ellen Paulsen (Community Village Lawrence- an organization that helps to enhance quality of life for the entire community by helping neighbors remain in their homes as they age).

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