Filmmaker Lance Oppenheim writes about his new documentary “Some Kind of Heaven,” which takes viewers inside a renowned retirement community where dreams never die.
Lance Oppenheim is a filmmaker from South Florida. His films have been screened at film festivals across the world including Sundance, Rotterdam, Tribeca, True/False, and featured at the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian. Lance was a 2019 Sundance Ignite Fellow, named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film and is the youngest contributor to The New York Times Op-Docs. He graduated from Harvard University’s Visual and Environmental Studies program in 2019. His first feature, Some Kind of Heaven, premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.