"Living with Grace" a film by Alexis Ligon

Living with Grace

Alexis Ligon
Cultural Anthropology graduate student

2019 | 24 min | USA
Director in Attendance

Can exercise be a kind of medicine? Grace, the filmmaker’s mother, has been living with various cancers for 19 years. During that time, as a way of mastering her illnesses, she competed in countless road races and Ironman competitions. The more she pushes the limits of her body, the more the illness pushes back.

Plays in Emerging Visual Anthropologists Showcase

Part of the Margaret Mead film festival October 17-20, 2019.