A FAMILY UNDERTAKING aired on the acclaimed PBS
in August of 2004.
view a trailer, read about the making of the film, post
your comments and learn more about the home funeral movement
and the history of death care, vist the official PBS website
The film was funded by the Independent
Television Service (ITVS) which receives it funding
from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
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radio adaptation of A FAMILY UNDERTAKING was featured on
the public radio program
The Next Big Thing on the weekend of July 31, 2004.
Silverdocs Documentary Films Festival/American Film Institute (World Premiere, 2003)
Mill Valley Film Festival (2003)
Directors Series at New York University (2003)
Docuclub Completed Work Series (2004)
Marthas Vineyard Independent Film Festival (2004)
Everett Womens Film Festival (2004)
Telluride Indiefest (2004)
Key West Indiefest (2004)
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (October, 2004)
American Society on Aging (2005)
Athens International Film & Video Festival (2005)
The Aurora Picture Show, Houston TX (2005)
A FAMILY UNDERTAKING
was a finalist in the 2003
International Health and Medical Media Awards.
Video and Stills from A FAMILY UNDERTAKING were exhibited at the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery in April, 2005
Excerpts from the film were featured in the book In Passing, A Book About Death