Kings Point is a documentary film that profiles six residents who have lived, for over 20 years, in a retirement community that has over 15,000 people in it. The stories of these long-time residents, in what is essentially a small age-segregated city (you have to be over 55 to live there), highlight the struggles of aging in a community comprised entirely of your peers, virtually cut off from children and grandchildren, who often live thousands of miles away. Kings Point will offer a moving and often humorous look at this uniquely American phenomenon, exposing the often grim reality that lies beneath the sunny promise of an “active retirement lifestyle.”
85 hours of footage has been shot, and we are now in post-production, looking for funds to hire an editor so we can complete the film.
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