And when I die…

“And when I die let me be buried in a Hemlock coffin, so I’ll go through hell snapping.”
2022, 16mm, Direct Animation on Film and Digital Animation, 8min
A Hemlock forest in Western Massachusetts that is dying due to the Woolly Adelgid beetle infestation tells a larger story about climate collapse and the interconnections between the natural and the built environments.


Select screenings: Mimesis Film Festival


  • Directed, Animated, Shot, and Edited by- Sarah Ema Friedland
  • Sound Design- Kaija Siirala
  • Composer- Molly Herron