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My Perfect Funeral

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My Perfect Funeral is a 10-part docuseries that follows five families in Ghana preparing to bury their loved ones. All episodes now streaming.

On average, it takes three to four months to plan and execute a funeral in Ghana. The show exposes the elaborateness of Ghanaian funerals while exploring unique traditions and fanfare. Funerals in Ghana are a celebration of life and a chance for families to give their loved ones a proper send-off, from creating fantasy coffins to holding long ceremonies to being as flamboyant as the families’ budgets allow.

All episodes of My Perfect Funeral are now streaming, only on Showmax.

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