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AofA Death Dinner Film
November 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
***DOORS OPEN 6:30pm FOR A 7pm START***
Death Dinner is an hour-long documentary created by Advantages of Age as the first of their OUTage events funded by the Arts Council. We see 12 people dressed as they would like to be buried or burnt after death, discussing their own relationship with the world of death professionally and personally: Carla Valentine is a mortician and technical curator at QMUL’s Pathology Museum, Caroline Rosie Dent is an end of life doula and Death Café host, Caroline Bobby is a writer and psychotherapist, Dr Douglas Davies is an author and expert in death rituals, Charlie Phillips is a photographer who has documented Afro-Caribbean funerals, Patrick Ardagh-Walter is a soul mid-wife, Hannah Gosh – AKA ‘Little Mort’ – makes modern mourning jewellery, John Constable wrote The Southwark Mysteries and is a campaigner for Crossbones Graveyard in SE1, Liz Rothschild owns the Westmill Woodland burial ground and is the founder of the Kicking The Bucket Festival in Oxford, Liz Hoggard is a journalist, Rose Rouse and Suzanne Noble are the co-founders of Advantages of Age, one of whose tenets is to open up the dialogue and discussion around death.