Finding Beauty in Decay

Documentary on photographer will screen Nov. 10

The documentary An Art That Nature Makes: The Work of Rosamond Purcell is a portrait of a still-life photographer best known for her shots of death and decay.

Rosamond Purcell's studio(Photo provided)

Rosamond Purcell’s studio (Photo provided)

The documentary, which The New York Times called “haunting … but too beautiful to be morbid,” will be screened by the Beacon Film Society at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Beahive, 291 Main St., followed by a Q&A with co-director Molly Bernstein. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at

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