Ever wondered what it would be like to attend your own funeral?

87-year old Liz doesn’t have to, because she has held her own wake while still alive.

The following film is a 3 minute documentary by Nick Fogg and her production company Piece of String Films.

“I think it’s a great excuse for a party. I can imagine for her children it feels very awkward. It’s magnificently self-indulgent, and I wouldn’t be anywhere else in the world today” says one of her guests.

Reeling The Real is a website dedicated to the discussion of all kinds of moving image including documentary, film essays, archive re-use, artists' moving image and more.

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