Awards and Reviews


AUDIENCE AWARD – Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD – Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
AUDIENCE AWARD – Rhode Island Film Festival
“FORK IN THE ROAD” AWARD – Greentopia Film Festival
AUDIENCE AWARD – New Orleans Film Festival  
PROGRAMMER’S AWARD – The Virginia Film Festival
AUDIENCE AWARD – San Francisco IndieFest
JURY AWARD – San Francisco IndieFest
JURY AWARD – Kansas City FilmFest


Downloadable Press Kit CLICK HERE (includes photos)

TED blog named us one of “9 documentaries that you need to see this year” calling it a “must-see documentary” which “has the potential to affect not just individual viewers but the American way of death.”  “Must see…no documentary fan should miss.” Marianna Torgovnick, TED

“An immersive, heartwarming tale…” Elias Savada, Film Threat

“The film has hit a cultural nerve.” Glenn McDonald, Discovery News

“A powerful, personal testament to the ‘green burial’ movement … with humor, eloquence, anguish and reflection.” Indy Week – Indy Pick, Sylvia Pfeiffenberger  

“’A Will for the Woods’ uplifts and inspires” in covering a subject that is “relevant in a profound way to each and every one of us.” “One felt the joy of a new beginning as deeply as the sadness of an ending. There was ample space for laughter along with the tears.” Bill Chameides, dean of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, THEGREENGROK blog.

Indiewire’s “Project of the Day” August 7th, 2013

“This movie will open your eyes to a new way of thinking.” John Angelico, San Francisco Gate

“’A Will for the Woods’ is an information packed documentary about green burials… But more than that, it’s an intimate and unflinching look at the journey a couple takes in planning for imminent death.” Melissa Barber, Death with Dignity

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