Dick Johnson is Dead

Friday, March 19 - Thursday, March 25, 2021

While a lifetime of making documentaries has convinced her of the power of true stories, Kirsten Johnson is ready to use every escapist movie-making trick in the book if it will help her 86-year-old psychiatrist father elude death.

All screenings of DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD feature an exclusive video introduction from filmmaker Kirsten Johnson, recorded to welcome back audiences to IFC Center for our reopening. Watch a compilation of highlights from all the filmmaker intros we received here.

  • Country USA
  • Running Time 89 minutes
  • Distributor Netflix
  • Director Kirsten Johnson
  • Writer Nels Bangerter, Kirsten Johnson
  • Producer Katy Chevigny, Marilyn Ness
  • Editor Nels Bangerter
  • Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson

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