The Coffin Club

The Coffin Club - Loading Docs documentary
A group of rebellious, creative Kiwi seniors give death the finger, one crazy coffin at a time. Loading Docs 2017

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Loading Docs 2017
Director: Briar March
Producer: Kim Harrop

A group of rebellious, creative Kiwi seniors give death the finger, one crazy coffin at a time.

Musical and documentary unite to introduce The Coffin Club, a truly unique community organisation bringing free-spirited seniors together to construct and personalise their own low-cost coffins. Based in small town New Zealand, with over 60 active members, this group of inspirational elderly meet once a week to rejoice in life while facing the realities of death.

This warm and humorous story enters a lively community of seniors who live life as if each breath was their last. 

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Loading Docs

11 Aug 2017

Loading Docs is a unique initiative that produces short (3-minute) documentaries that captivate and inspire audiences locally and internationally, while developing and promoting New Zealand filmmaking talent.