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BBC Our World – Living with the Dead (2017)

BBC Our World 2017 Living with the Dead

The dead are a constant presence in the Toraja area of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Centuries old traditions mean the dead share space with the living. When someone dies their body is preserved and it can often take months, sometimes years, before a funeral takes place. And even a funeral isn’t always the final goodbye. For Our World Sahar Zand has spent time with bereaved families who tell her that this approach to death helps their grieving process.

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