Zen & the Art of Dying(2015)
Feature Documentary: 75 minutes. Zenith Virago is an activist and educator who for over 20 years has been returning the coastal region of Byron Bay, Australia to a more communal, celebratory, and creative engagement with death and dying.
AWARDS & GRANTS: Center for Cultural Innovation Investing in Artists grant for “Artistic Innovation” (one of 12 awarded California artists)—2014 Occidental College Faculty Enrichment Grant—2014 Treatment Prize—Columbus Film + Video Festival—2012 Occidental College MacArthur International Travel Grant—2012
SCREENINGS: Pohoda Festival—Trencin, Slovakia, July 2016; KINO 43 Screening Series—Prague, Czech Republic, February 2016; Morbid Anatomy Museum—Brooklyn, New York, USA, January 2016; Santa Fe Film Festival—Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, December 2015; Austin Film Festival—Austin, TX, October, 2015 (Heart of Film Program); Cinema Diverse: Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival—Palm Springs, CA, October 2015; Byron Bay International Film Festival— Byron Bay, Australia, March 2015 (Closing Night Gala Film).
Australia and New Zealand Theatrical Run—Fighting Chance Films, September-October 2016
Global Digital Release—iTunes and Google Play release by selective commercial distributors Madman Entertainment and Fighting Chance Films, 2013-present
Kanopy Educational Streaming—selective subscription-based educational streaming site for colleges and universities in 118 countries, 2016-present
- natural death care,
- public health,
- palliative care,
- Byron Bay
Citation InformationBroderick Fox. "Zen & the Art of Dying" (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bfox/98/