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Loading Docs 2017 - The Coffin Club Web (Full Length) – 2017 Documentary Music

Loading Docs 2017 - The Coffin Club

Web (Full Length) – 2017 Documentary Music

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A unique Kiwi story about prepping for death has captured the attention of international media. The BBC, The Guardian and National Geographic have all interviewed elderly members of a build-your-own-coffin club, some of whom feature in this musical short film. Members of the Kiwi Coffin Club don sequins and top hats, while singing about what makes their club tick — death is not to be feared, but instead should be celebrated as a normal part of life. A lyric from this offbeat Loading Doc sums up things succinctly: "It's the final verse but life goes on." 

We've removed the mystique, we've got the control, 'cos face it, a funeral's got to have soul. We never knew how awesome death could be.
– Kiwi Coffin Club members singing