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A will for the woods.

Browne, Amy, (film director,, producer.). Kaplan, Jeremy, 1984- (film director.). Hale, Tony, 1983- (film director.). Wilson, Brian (Director), (film director.). Wang, Clark, (participant.). Ezzard, Jane, (participant.). Griffin, T., (composer.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 85 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Amy Browne.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring Clark Wang, Jane Ezzard.
Summary, etc.:
What if our last act could be a gift to the planet? Musician and psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial in this immersive documentary. While battling lymphoma, Clark has discovered a burgeoning movement that uses burial to conserve and restore natural areas, forgoing typical funeral practices that stress the ecosystem. Boldly facing his mortality, Clark and his partner Jane have become passionate about green burial, compelled by both the environmental benefits and the idea that one can remain within the cycle of life, rather than being cut off from it. The spirited pair have inspired a compassionate local cemetarian, and together they aim to use green burial to save North Carolina woods from being clear-cut.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Natural burial > North Carolina > Case studies.
Natural burial.
Burial > Environmental aspects.
Funeral rites and ceremonies > Environmental aspects.
Lymphomas > Patients > United States > Biography.
Terminally ill > United States > Biography.

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