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On eco-friendly funerals: interview with Amy Browne, co-director of A Will for the Woods

The Daily View, March 24, 2015, by Luke Buckmaster

"Amy Browne has a strange fascination: she’s interested in eco-friendly funerals. On a road trip from New York to Massachusetts in 2009, looking out over the vast and depressing Calvary Cemetery in Queens, she thought about what that space would be like as natural parkland.

Browne began investigating green burials and decided to make a short film about it. That film expanded into a feature-length project when she met a man in North Carolina named Clark Wang, who was battling lymphoma and in the process of planning his own eco-friendly funeral.

The resulting documentary, A Will for the Woods, was co-directed by Browne and three others (Jeremy Kaplan, Tony Hale and Brian Wilson). It was listed on the TED website as one of  “nine documentaries that you need to see this year” and described by The Huffington Post as 'moving and inspiring…about a life of purpose and a death with meaning.' ..."

To read the interview: http://dailyreview.crikey.com.au/on-eco-friendly-funerals-interview-with-amy-browne-co-director-of-a-will-for-the-woods/21280

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Going green, right to the end

Australia Broadcasting Corporation, March 3, 2015

A new documentary explores the subject of environmentally friendly burials.
Amy Browne is the producer and co-director of the award-winning film A Will for the Woods.

To watch the report: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-04/going-green-right-to-the-end/6278790

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