Awards / Screenings


  1. World Premiere - Lutheran Church, Richfield, PA October 27, 1984
  2. Chicago Film Festival - November 10, 1984
  3. Independent Feature Market, New York - November, 1984
  4. The New Media, VideoCulture Canada, Ontario - November 1-4, 1984
  5. Festival Dei Popoli, Florence, Italy - December 7, 1984
  6. Atlanta Film and Video Festival, Honorable Mention - March 29, 1985
  7. Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Phila. - March 30, 1985/
  8. London Polytechnical Institute, London - April, 1985
  9. Athens International Film Festival, Georgia - April 26, 1985
  10. C.I.N.E. Golden Eagle - May, 1985
  11. WPSX-TV, University Park, Pa. Premiere Public Televisions Broadcast - May 14, 1985. Selected by over 60 PBS station through The Independent Program Service for broadcast.
  12. Museum of Modern Art, "What's Happening" Series - May 15, 1985
  13. International Conference on Visual Communication, University of Penn - May 31, 1985
  14. Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh - June 1, 1985
  15. Finalist, American Film Festival, New York - June 1, 1985
  16. The University Film and Video Association Meetings, University of Southern California - August 5, 1985
  17. Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York - September 11, 1985
  18. American Folklore Association Meetings, Cincinnati, Ohio October, 1985
  19. American Studies Association Meetings, San Diego, CA - October 31, 1985
  20. American Anthropological Association Meetings, Washington, D.C. - December 6, 1985.
  21. The Neighborhood Film Project, International House, Philadelphia - March 23, 1986.
  22. Big Muddy Film Festival, Certificate of Merit, March 1, 1986
  23. Film and Folklife Film Symposium, U.C.L.A. - April 12, 1986 Won "Best Exploration of American Folklife"
  24. Nordic Anthropological Film Festival, Copenhagen April 29, 1986
  25. International Communication Association, Chicago, IL - May 25, 1986.
  26. State of the Arts of International Visual Sociology/Anthropology, Zeist, Holland - June 12-18, 1986.
  27. 4th International Conference on Visual Sociology/Anthropology, Biefled, Germany - June 19-22, 1986.
  28. Audio-Visual Productions in Sociology/Anthropology, World Congress of Sociology, New Delhi, India - August 18-23, 1986.
  29. Heritage House, Lancaster, Pa. - October 15, 1986.
  30. Pennsylvania Filmmakers' Showcase, Philadelphia Free Library - November 5, 1986.
  31. American Psychiatric Association Meetings, May, 1987, New York.
  32. Estate Planning and Life-Threatening Illness: Financial and Psychosocial Aspects Symposium. The Foundation of Thanatology, October 22, 1987, New York.
  33. Association for Death Education and Counseling National Conference, Orlando, April 22-24, 1988.
  34. Society for Applied Anthropology meetings, Orlandio, FL, April 23, 1988.