ROCKIN’ THE COFFIN


Category
Short Documentary, Animation
Director
Cailleah Scott-Grimes
Year
2020
Country
Canada
Runtime
00:09:09
Budget
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Other Festivals
Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival Toronto May 1, 2021 Toronto Premiere Official Selection Canada CBC Short Docs Online October 23, 2020 World Premiere Canada Gimli Film Festival Gimli, Manitoba July 12, 2021 Official Selection Canada Lunenburg Doc Fest Lunenburg, Nova Scotia September 23, 2021 Official Selection Canada Canberra Short Film Festival Canberra March 22, 2021 Official Selection Australia Thomas Edison Film Festival Jersey City February 21, 2021 Official Selection United States Dying.Dialogues (Hosted by DesignTO and OCADU) Online January 29, 2021 Official Selection Canada American Academy of Religion Conference, Pandemic Rituals Workshop Online November 29, 2020 United States

Cailleah is used to her father’s eccentric ways. But his act of building a coffin for himself during the current pandemic evokes something powerful and unexpected in her. Suddenly, a conversation about death and dying between daughter and father becomes a surreal possibility.

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