A Lake Forest Reads: Ragdale Event: Halving The Bones
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After the death of her grandmother, Ruth Ozeki Lounsbury travels to Japan to collect her remains. In Japan, Lounsbury is left with pieces of her grandmother's bones. Five years after returning to the U.S. with this grim cargo, she begins work on this documentary in which she tries to figure out what to do with the bones. Along the way she wrestles with her own family history and mixed racial background.