Books, Podcasts & More

The team at Tender Funerals Canberra Region have collected their favourite examples of creativity and contemplation around death and dying in our popular culture. We have fiction and non-fiction, audio and video, the written word and even some visual art. We welcome suggestions for items to include. We hope you enjoy them.

Short Film Review – The Karman Line

Short Film Review – The Karman Line

In this beautifully presented short film starring Olivia Coleman, the threshold between our atmosphere and space serves as a metaphor…perhaps for dying, for grief or for loss.  

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Podcast Review –  “Death”, Episode 173 of The Allusionist

Podcast Review – “Death”, Episode 173 of The Allusionist

fascinating and moving conversation about the language and nature of death and grieving between host, Helen Zaltzman and guests Cariad Lloyd, a comedian, writer and host of the Griefcast podcast, and Evie King, author of ‘Ashes to Admin: Tales from the Caseload of a Council Funeral Officer’

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Community Contribution – “A Pill for Every Ill”

Community Contribution – “A Pill for Every Ill”

We are very pleased for the first offering from Our Community Shares to be from Julia Emmert, a much-respected elder of the Braidwood community and a long-time supporter of Tender Funerals Canberra Region. Julia reflects on how she found a way to sit patiently with...

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