Fire Through Dry Grass is a documentary that offers a rare look inside a New York City nursing home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode of the Nursing Home 411 Podcast features the film’s co-directors, Andres “Jay” Molina (a resident at Coler Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center) and Alexis Neophytides, who chat about life at the Coler Nursing Care Center, the power of poetry, and how this captivating documentary project came to be.

Interview recorded March 25, 2021 and edited for clarity.

Host: Eric Goldwein
Production assistant: Hayley Cronquist
Music: Liturgy of the Street by Shane Ivers –

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A Jail Within a Jail: Inside a NYC Nursing Home with the Co-Directors of Fire Through Dry Grass