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See the Film


You can now host a community screening of A Will for the Woods anywhere in the world, and view the film at home through DVD, Vimeo, and iTunes almost anywhere across the world.

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See the Film


You can now host a community screening of A Will for the Woods anywhere in the world, and view the film at home through DVD, Vimeo, and iTunes almost anywhere across the world.

Upcoming Public ScreeningS & TELEVISION BROADCASTS
DVD & OnlinE Streaming 
Host A Screening
Hosting FAQs
Past Screenings

Also, if you'd like to see the film added to your local public library, an institutional library, or a favorite rental store – please ask them to add A Will for the Woods to their collection.

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Upcoming Public Screenings


Upcoming community screenings, film festivals, cinema screenings, and film series.
(If you are hosting a screening, we'll add you to the list. Please send us your screening info here)

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Upcoming Public Screenings


Upcoming community screenings, film festivals, cinema screenings, and film series.
(If you are hosting a screening, we'll add you to the list. Please send us your screening info here)

screenings

green cemetery for belfast maine

  • Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30pm
  • Colonial Theater - 163 High Street
  • Free and open to the public

The university of north carolina – chapel hill, nc

  • Thursday, May 12th at 6:30pm
  • 116 Murphey Hall 
  • Presented as part of The Southern Culture Movie Series with a post-screening Q&A
  • Free and open to the public
  • More info here

SALINA ARTS CENTRE – SALINA, KS

  • Saturday, May 14th at 11am
  • Arts Centre Cinema
  • 150 S. Santa Fe
  • Free and open to the public

melrose universal unitarian church – Melrose, MA

  • Saturday, May 14th at 7pm
  • 70 W. Emerson Street
  • Free and open to the public

CONVERSATIONS ON LIFE & DEATH – Cobourg, ON, CAnada

  • Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
  • Doors open 6:30pm, event begins 7pm
  • The Loft at Harden & Huyse, 201 Division Street
  • Cost: $10 to help cover cost of event.
  • Following this film will be a lively discussion about green burial, the choices and preparations we make for our deaths.
  • Presented by Last Breath and Hospice Northwest

If you would like to host a screening or have a screening planned that you would like us to add to the site, click one of the buttons.

 

TELEVISION BROADCASTS

An hour-long version of A Will for the Woods was re-aired on public broadcast in the US throughout the week of December 29th, 2015 as part of America ReFramed Season 3 on WORLD Channel and PBS stations across the country. We will be sure to let you know if this broadcast happens again or you can keep a track on their website.  

Future broadcasts around the world will be listed here.

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DVD & Online Streaming


The home entertainment film is now available on DVD, Video-on-Demand and iTunes in most major territories. Click below! 

The DVD is packaged in a certified Green Forestry eco pack and contains 40+ minutes of bonus scenes!

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DVD & Online Streaming


The home entertainment film is now available on DVD, Video-on-Demand and iTunes in most major territories. Click below! 

The DVD is packaged in a certified Green Forestry eco pack and contains 40+ minutes of bonus scenes!

Available worldwide.  

Available worldwide.  

Streaming/Download to buy or rent (Available now worldwide)

Streaming/Download to buy or rent (Available now worldwide)

Download to buy or rent.

Download to buy or rent.

Notes on other platforms:
If you would like to see the film on Netflix, consider adding the title to your DVD queue.
If you prefer, get the DVD through Amazon.

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Host A Screening


Hosting a screening of A Will for the Woods is an exciting way to educate, raise awareness, spark conversations, raise funds, move people to action, or simply share the film with your community or organization.

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Host A Screening


Hosting a screening of A Will for the Woods is an exciting way to educate, raise awareness, spark conversations, raise funds, move people to action, or simply share the film with your community or organization.

Get started:

The public screening license is available to anyone – individuals or organizations – and can happen in any venue. 
Click your location below to get started...

QUESTIONS?

Please visit our FAQ section or you can also click the button below to fill out a form, and we'll respond with information tailored to your specific situation.

hosting your screening & resources:

To help you host a successful and meaningful event, we have compiled a list of resources from both us and Bullfrog Films. These will help guide you in planning your screening and discussion. 

RESOURCES – Downloadable discussion guide, green burial and filmmaker FAQs, resources, call to action, and more.

Downloadable Press Kit – Includes stills, graphics, press quotes, and information about the film and topic that you can use in promoting your screening.

Add Your Screening Info to this Website – Already hosting a screening? We are so grateful and would love to add your information. 

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Hosting FAQs


Here are all the answers about how, when, where and why you can host a screening. Please contact us if you still have a question after reading these FAQs.

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Hosting FAQs


Here are all the answers about how, when, where and why you can host a screening. Please contact us if you still have a question after reading these FAQs.

 

  1. Who can host a screening?
    Anyone! To help you plan and host a screening, we've prepared some resources, which you can find here.
  2. How long is the film?
    94 minutes. The one-hour version of the film, which aired on PBS in March, is now also available for educational and community screenings. 
  3. Can I see the film before committing to hosting an event?
    Yes. On our Bullfrog Educational page in the top right corner, you can select a "Preview DVD." Then select "Add to Cart" and hit "Check Out." The only charge is for shipping. There is also an option to preview the film online. Please contact Bullfrog for more details. 
  4. Are special rates available? 
    Yes! The links listed on this page already include a 5% reduced rate – a special discount for the A Will for the Woods community. Additionally, Bullfrog invites activists and grassroots groups to inquire about special rates for the educational license. You can find their contact details on the Educational page
  5. I backed the A Will for the Woods Kickstarter campaign and have a community screening license. What do I need to do in order to plan a screening?
    Your contribution entitles you to a screening license, so you are all set! If you have not received your screening kit yet, please contact us.
  6. Are high definition Blu-ray discs available?
    Yes! You will have to contact Bullfrog to let them know that you would like the Blu-ray option. (Please note, the Blu-ray option may only be available for the Community license.) If you are playing on a large screen or projection and have the ability to play Blu-rays, we recommend this format. Please note: Blu-rays only play in Blu-ray players, and our Blu-rays do not have SDH Captions or a scene selection menu like our regular DVDs. There are English subtitles, however, which can be turned on with a Blu-ray remote control. 
  7. Can I show the film in a regular cinema? 
    Yes! For this you would also use the Communities page or contact the filmmakers. While this is not always covered by a community license, we are very excited about you bringing A Will for the Woods to your local big screen! If you plan to show the film in a regular cinema, we do ask that you please contact us as we may be able to provide additional press and assistance with the cinema's format requirements.
  8. What is the "rental" period on the educational page?
    This is an option for those interested in the educational license for a short term rental. You can rent the film for three days, and show it as many times as you like within that time. (As with all educational licenses, no admission can be charged.)
  9. Should I let you know once I have a screening planned?
    We'd love to help promote these events, so please contact us with your screening details.
  10. Are the filmmakers available for Q&As and post-screening discussions?
    We are available and would love to be a part of your event. If you are interested, please contact us so that we can discuss this with you further. While in-person appearances can be arranged, Skype, FaceTime, or other video screening conference programs have also been very successful.
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Past Screenings


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Past Screenings


  • The death talk project at hood river library

  • Hood River, OR
  • Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries trust

  • Lilydale, Melbourne, Australia
  • The Wilderness Centre

  • Wilmot, OH
  • Southeast Museum of photography

  • Daytona Beach, Florida 

  • The warkworth town hall and arts center

  • Warkworth, ON, Canada
  • Essex county land trust at sawyer free library

  • Gloucester, MA
  • Donkey wheel house w The greater metropolitan cemeteries trust

  • Melbourne, Victoria, AUS

  • congressional cemetery

  • Washington, DC
  • San Francisco Public Library

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Greenbelt essex county land trust

  • Essex, MA
  • Waikumete Cemetery

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Reel Earth Film Festival

  • Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Art center cinema

  • Salina, KS
  • Mountain view cemetery

  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Grace episcopal church

  • Amherst, MA
  • Renaissance funeral home

  • Wake Forest, NC

  • Art of death Expo

  • Bellingham, WA
  • Rosendale Theater

  • Rosendale, NY
  • George: Center for community

  • Seattle, WA
  • ISD Office

  • Hillsdale, MI
  • uu Church of evansville

  • Evansville, IN
  • Springvale Botanical cemetery

  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Tasmanian Association for Hospice and palliative care

  • Devonport, Australia
  • Sunshine Coast Health Network

  • Nambour, Queensland
  • Calvary Care

  • Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • progressive cinema

  • Armidale, NSW, Australia

  • One Holistic Life - Mainstage Center for the arts

  • Blackwood, NJ
  • PARSIPPANY PUBLIC LIBRARY

  • Parsnippy, NJ

  • Durham county library

  • Durham, NC
  • Brookline public library

  • Brookline, MA
  • Michigan technological university

  • Houghton, MI
  • Transitions lifecare

  • Raleigh, NC
  • MICKLETON FRIENDS MEETING

  • Mickleton, NJ
  • Transitions Lifecare

  • Raleigh, NC
  • Unitarian universalist church of davis

  • Davis, CA
  • NCFDA CONFERENCE

  • Raleigh, NC
  • The cary Theater

  • Cary, NC
  • Berkshire Museum

  • Pittsfield, MA
  • Fort Calgary theatre

  • Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Mount Vic flicks

  • Mount Victoria, NSW, Australia
  • Presence covenant medical center 

  • Urbana, IL
  • MAINE ORGANIC FARMERS AND GARDENERS ASSOCIATION

  • Thorndike, ME

  • Australian Centre for the moving image

  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Wonder in the natural world Film series, indiana university

  • Bloomington, IN
  • south african eco film festival

  • Cape Town, Pretoria, Johannesburg, Durban, South Africa 
  • uniting church toronto

  • Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia
  • New lambton community centre

  • Newcastle, NSW, Australia
  • pighouse flicks

  • Byron Bay, NSW, Australia
  • The Groundswell project - blue mountains community centre

  • Katoomba, NSW, Australia
  • Chauvel cinema

  • Sydney, Australia
  • Athol public library

  • Athol, MA

  • UNCW environmental film forum

  • Wilmington, NC
  • Australian permaculture convergence

  • Penguin, Tasmania, Australia
  • The NICKELODEON cinema

  • Columbia, SC
  • One Earth film festival

  • Chicago, IL
  • Transitions film festival

  • Melbourne, Australia

  • headgate theater

  • Colchester, Essex, UK
  • bangs community center

  • Amherst, MA

  • BE THE CHANGE DOCUMENTARY FILM SERIES

  • Ontario, CANADA

  • Community church of monterey peninsula

  • Carmel, CA
  • NAPA VALLEY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS

  • Napa Valley, CA
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • RENAISSANCE CENTER

  • Wake Forest, NC
  • Michigan State university

  • Detroit, MI
  • reframe film festival 

  • Petersborough, Ontario, Canada
  • THE BLOOR CINEMA W/ PLANET IN FOCUS

  • Toronto, CANADA

  • Petersham Memorial library

  • Petersham, MA

  • Meaningful Movies

  • Seattle, WA
  • Cary Memorial Library

  • Lexington, MA
  • Reel Works

  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Danvers Public Library

  • Danvers, MA
  • Planeta Doc Festival

  • Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, BRAZIL
  • Threshold Care Circle

  • Viroqua, WI
  • Lorne Film Festival

  • Lorne, AUSTRALIA
  • CPH: DOX Market

  • Copenhagen, DENMARK
  • Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church

  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Santa Cruz Film Festival 

  • Santa Cruz, CA
  • Northfield Township Community Center

  • Whitmore Lake, MI
  • Church of St. Nicholas on the Hudson

  • New Hamburg, NY
  • Carpenter-Carse Library

  • Hinesburg, VT
  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science

  • Dallas, TX
  • Full Frame Theater

  • Durham, NC
  • IndieMemphis Film Festival

  • Memphis, TN
  • International Film Series

  • Boulder, CO
  • Longmont Senior Center

  • Longmont, CO
  • Patten Free Library

  • Bath, ME
  • The Lensic

  • Santa Fe, NM
  • Forest Row Film Society

  • East Sussex, UK
  • Old Fire Hall / Hospice Yukon 

  • Whitehorse, Yukon, CANADA
  • Minnesota Threshold Network 

  • Saint Paul, MN
  • Downing Film Center

  • Newburgh, NY
  • Kansas International Film Festival 

  • Kansas City, KS
  • Museum of Fine Arts 

  • Boston, MA
  • Matthaei Botanical Gardens 

  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • "The Art of Death" Festival

  • Bellingham, WA
  • Greenfield Garden Cinemas

  • Greenfield, MA
  • Tallahassee Film Society

  • Tallahassee, FL
  • The Full Frame Theater

  • Durham, NC
  • The New Parkway Theater

  • Oakland, CA
  • The Bing Crosby Theater

  • Spokane, WA
  • The Clinton Street Theater

  • Portland, OR
  • Knoxville Film Festival

  • Knoxville, TN
  • Community Screening: Skylawn Memorial Park

  • San Mateo, CA
  • Railroad Square Cinema

  • Waterville, ME
  • Community Screening: Pinckney Community Library

  • Pinckney, MI
  • Community Screenings: Gainesville, FL

  • Prairie Creek Lodge, The Hippodrome, The Civic Media Center
  • Community Screening: Medford Arts Center

  • Medford, MA
  • Upstate Theater

  • Rhinebeck, NY
  • Plaza Theater

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Community Screenings: Temple of Peace

  • Maui, HI
  • Creative Alliance

  • Baltimore, MD
  • Village East Cinema

  • New York City (week-long run)
  • Pickford Film Center

  • Bellingham, WA
  • Mount Auburn Cemetery

  • Cambridge, MA
  • Community Screening

  • Flint, MI
  • Community Screening

  • St. Paul, MN
  • San Francisco Green Film Festival

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Michigan Theater

  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • Festival Internacional de Cinema e Vídeo Ambiental

  • Goiás, BRAZIL
  • Community Screening

  • San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Newport Beach Film Festival

  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Kansas City FilmFest

  • Jury Award Winner
  • Kansas City, MO
  • International Cemetery, Crematory, and Funeral Association

  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Atlanta Film Festival

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival

  • Ithaca, NY
  • Green Mountain Film Festival

  • Montpelier, VT
  • Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

  • Sebastopol, CA
  • Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

  • Washington, DC
  • Cleveland International Film Festival

  • Cleveland, OH
  • Green Lens Environmental Film Festival

  • DeKalb, IL
  • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

  • Missoula, MT
  • Cinema Verde Environmental Film Festival

  • Gainesville, FL
  • San Francisco Indie Fest

  • Jury Award & Audience Award Winner
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Princeton Environmental Film Festival

  • Princeton, NJ
  • DOC NYC

  • Viewfinders Competition
  • New York, NY
  • Virginia Film Festival

  • Programmer's Choice Award Winner
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Tales from Planet Earth

  • Madison, WI
  • New Orleans Film Festival

  • Audience Award Winner
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Natural Transitions Film Festival

  • Boulder, CO
  • Camden International Film Festival

  • Camden, ME
  • DocuWest International Film Festival

  • Golden, CO
  • Greentopia | FILM

  • "Fork in the Road" Award Winner
  • Rochester, NY
  • Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival

  • "Most Popular" Audience Award Winner
  • Providence, RI
  • AFI Documentary Film Festival

  • Washington, DC & Silver Spring, MD
  • Full Frame Documentary Festival

  • Audience Award & Environmental Award Winner
  • Durham, NC