Zen & the Art of Dying at Full Circle Living and Dying Collective

Hey Northern California! The Full Circle Living & Dying Collective in Grass Valley, CA will be screening the film on Sunday August 13th!

Film Screening: Zen & the Art of Dying
Sunday August 13, 2017 4pm-6pm
Location: The Open Book
671 Maltman St. Grass Valley, CA
Suggested donation:$5-$10

Full screening details here.

The film will be followed by discussion and information about central subject Zenith Virago’s upcoming three-day Deathwalker Training coming to Nevada City Sept 28-30 & Oct. 1, 2017!

Let’s #DoDeathDifferently!

Zen & the Art of Dying and Zenith Virago at the National Home Funeral Alliance Conference

Hey Maryland! Thrilled that Zen & the Art of Dying will be screened at the National Home Funeral Alliance Conference on September 23, with central subject Zenith Virago in attendance. Full conference details and registration here: http://homefuneralalliance.org/…/…/2017-conference-schedule/


The NHFA empowers families to care for their own dead by providing educational opportunities and connections to resources that promote environmentally sound and culturally nurturing death practices. This is the place to find information about home funerals, including directories for where to find home funeral guides, home funeral education programs, home-funeral-friendly funeral directors, celebrants and clergy, and groups who will help families when needed. Their goal is to educate the public to their choices and provide clear information.

The 6th Biennial NHFA Conference will be held at the Pearlstone Center in Maryland from September 22-24, 2017, just an hour south of Washington, DC.

Zenith VIrago at New York Open Center

Hey New Yorkers! Zenith Virago, the central subject of Zen & the Art of Dying wil be conducting a three-day deathwalker training and screening at New York Open Center Sept. 15-17, 2017. Full details here: https://www.opencenter.org/intimacy-of-death

The New York Open Center offers holistically-based educational programs to create positive transformation in individuals and the world.

Zen & the Art of Dying Interview on The Paradigm Shift

Zen & the Art of Dying's central subject Zenith Virago and associate producer Debra Beattie

Zen & the Art of Dying’s central subject Zenith Virago and associate producer Debra Beattie

Thanks to Ian Curr for this great interview with Zen & the Art of Dying’s central subject Zenith Virago and associate producer Debra Beattie on his Brisbane 4zzz FM 102.1 radio show The Paradigm Shift! Listen here.


Zen & the Art of Dying Benefit Screening for Tweed Palliative Support & Wedgetail Retreat

Here are some great photos from the Sept. 16th, 2016 benefit screening of Zen & the Art of Dying in support of Tweed Palliative Support & Wedgetail Retreat in Australia. A great community organization helping to #DoDeathDifferently! Thanks to Murwillumbah Regent Cinema for hosting.

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Tauranga Death Cafe Sponsors Sold-Out Screening of Zen & the Art of Dying

Carole Spice and Grace McGregor

Thanks again to Carole Spice and Grace McGregor of Tauranga Death Cafe for arranging the sold-out Tauranga, New Zealand screening of Zen & the Art of Dying at Rialto Tauranga Cinemas on October 2. More about Tauranga Death Cafe and the International Death Cafe Movement can be found in this great SunLive article on the screening’s organization.

Below are some of the Facebook responses from screening attendees.

Let’s all #DoDeathDifferently!

Tauranga Death Cafe Screening Responses

Broderick Fox and Zenith Virago Interviewed on Greg King’s Movies at Dusk

Greg King's Film Reviews

Thanks to Greg King for conducting two separate feature interviews with Zen & the Art of Dying director Broderick Fox and central subject Zenith Virago on his radio program Movies at Dusk 94.1 FM 3WBC Melbourne. Check out Zenith’s interview here and Broderick’s interview here.


Zenith Virago Interviewed in Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

Zenith Virago interviewed in Tricycle

Thanks to Marie Scarles for this great interview with Zenith Virago in Tricycle: The Buddhist ReviewZen & the Art of Dying is out in theaters now in AU and NZ and we’re gearing up for the global digital release October 8th! Read the full article here.

Virago Interviewed about ‘Zen & the Art of Dying’ Release on Mitchell Foy’s ‘Over the Rainbow’


As we roll out the theatrical release of Zen & the Art of Dying in AU & NZ, thanks to Mitchell Foy for this great interview with Zenith Virago on Over the Rainbow BAYFM 99.9

Listen to the full interview here.

Full schedule of the film’s theatrical screening dates accessible here.

Let’s #DoDeathDifferently!

Zenith Virago Interviewed by Bryan Crump on ‘Nights’ on RNZ National

Nights on RNZ National

Thanks to host Bryan Crump for the lovely interview with Zenith Virago on Nights on RNZ National on the eve of the film’s release in New Zealand.  Listen here.

The film is playing at the Academy Cinema – Auckland, NZ; Waiheke Community Cinema – Waiheke Island, NZ; Gecko Theatre – Motueka, NZ; and one screening 5 PM Oct. 2 at the Rialto Tauranga Cinemas – Tauranga, NZ

Full details and schedule of the theatrical release here.