Originally $750, now $499 for 5-part series
We are all going to die – sooner or later – but there can be great differences in how we relate to death. Death can appear frightening or leave us with grief, but it can also engage us, provide food on the table, money in the wallet or even entertain us. There are those who try to avoid it, but also others who deal with it on a daily basis. What is death, and how do we best live with it?
Shot around the world on 100 locations in 25 countries- tackling death from the physical, spiritual, creative, commercial and political angle. A father and his eight-year old daughter, whose mother has died, lead through each episode.
Paradoxically one of evolution’s primary driving forces is death. What happens to us when we die, and what is death’s role in nature?
Life After Death
Over 90% of Earth’s population believe in a life after death. Why is that, and how do people around the world act to ensure a good afterlife?
Creative Power Of Death
Death makes us creative. From slapstick entertainment to the fine arts, death has a prominent place. Without it we’d probably be bored to death.
Market of Death
Death is a source of income. From the weapon industry, religious talismans to psychotherapists - the opportunities of making money from death are larger than ever. Which offers exist and what needs do they meet?
Politics of Death
Death has major practical and symbolical impact on politics. Is there an ideal life expectancy for a society to function? And what happens when one person’s death becomes more important than another’s?