TRAILER: A WILL FOR THE WOODS
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 cemeterian, and together they aim to use green burial to save a North Carolina woods from being clear-cut.
“Moving and inspiring! The film is about a life of purpose and a death with meaning.”—Nell Minow, The Huffington Post
“ * * * *! A beautiful rumination on life, death and burial choice.”—Dan Schindel, Nonfics
“Big-hearted and thought-provoking.”—Chris Barsanti, Film Journal International
Directed by Amy Browne, Jeremy Kaplan, Tony Hale & Brian Wilson