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In India, birth is celebrated by baby tossing. Coming of Age in Israel is marked by a Bar Mitzvah. Cambodian weddings last three days and three nights. And anyone who has witnessed a funeral in New Orleans knows what a significant role jazz plays in death.

Birth, Coming of Age, Love and Death. These are the four cornerstones of life and are recognized in many different ways from one culture to another. Over the course of the series, we’re introduced to 18 different countries and 18 different customs and rituals that are steeped in beautiful, meaningful and centuries old tradition.

This docu-series reveals how these rituals are intrinsically tied to the most important moments in our lives.

Duration: 
18 x 60 min
Category: 
Docuseries
Mip Line-up
Year: 
2017-2018
Language: 
French
Producer: 
Quiet Motion
Country of origin: 
Canada
Available rights: 
Worldwide
Format: 
HD

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