Lasting Images: Alternatives to Traditional Burial (2006)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 5 May 2006 (USA)
"LASTING IMAGES-contemporary choices in human disposition" I. Three main modes of human disposition A) Traditional Burial- 1. Casket, embalming, 6 foot burial 2. Burial at sea with coffin B... See full summary »

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Hammond Hendrix

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"LASTING IMAGES-contemporary choices in human disposition" I. Three main modes of human disposition A) Traditional Burial- 1. Casket, embalming, 6 foot burial 2. Burial at sea with coffin B) Cremation- 1. Eternal Reefs- using cremains to create an ocean reef 2. LifeGem- using cremains to create a diamond 3. Space Services- shooting cremains into space 4. Sea Services- traditional scattering of ashes at sea 5. Karen Medicus- mixing cremains in blown glass 6. Eternally Yours Memorials- painting with cremains 7. Angels Flight- shooting cremains with fireworks 8. Sea Services- burial of cremains on the ocean floor C) Green Burial- 1. Memorial EcoSystems-Green burial 2. Promessa- traveled to Sweden to interview Susanne Wiigh-Masak who has developed a process of accelerated decomposition through cryogenics. These three modes are broken down even further with four components to each mode: 1. Business- The technical and intricacies of each mode of disposition. 2. Emotional- The emotional side... Written by Joan Hendrix

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burial | green | death | cremation | See All (4) »

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It's Not Just Six Feet Under Anymore

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Not Rated

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USA

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English

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5 May 2006 (USA) See more »

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Sweden See more »

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$50,000 (estimated)
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MoonTower Productions See more »
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(DVD)

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Mono (RCA Sound System)

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Color | Color (MiniDV)

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1.33 : 1
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