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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A documentary explores the question of what happens to the homeless when they die.
"The Potter's Field" documents local high school students who volunteer to give funeral services for homeless people in our community.
The director of the documentary says the story is juxtaposed by the stark realities of how other cities dispose of their less fortunate.
The 45 minute movie was filmed over three years, and it premiered last month.
Now there is a second screening this week, and the director says his message is about helping the homeless when they're still alive.
"I think the students taking care of the homeless while they're dead is ultimately going to start getting them to think about the homeless while they're still alive," said director Edward Heavrin, "And that is when its the most important."
The screening will take place in the Bomhard Theater at the Kentucky Center this Tuesday at 7pm. "The Potter's Field" screening tickets are $9, and $1 from every ticket purchased will benefit the Louisville Coalition of the Homeless.