Documentaries & films
Inspirational documentaries and films, directly or indirectly, touching upon death and dying. Inspiration, reflection and insight.
My Octopus Teacher
The documentary “My Octopus Teacher” is a story about a man befriending the strangest kind of animals: an octopus. A sea creature that shows us amazing human-like qualities. And in that connection a surprising friendship grows. A glimpse into the relationship between man and nature, between life and loss, between evolution and creativity. A film that has the power to empty the mind and soothe the soul. read more→
The conflict between science and religion, fact and faith has been an inspiration for great fiction for centuries. "I Origins" is undoubtedly a film about the question of life after death, rebirth and our human connection between different lives, nothing less than through the eye. read more→
The Professor is funny, touching, moving, controversial, sarcastic, and painful—everything you might expect of any story dealing with death. Johnny Depp plays the lead as Richard, an utterly authentic character of a stifled professor who engages in wild, uncharacteristic behavior in front of his students, colleagues and family when he learns he has only six more month to live. This tragicomedy is both healing and hilarious at the same time. read more→
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. read more→
Dead good is a captivating documentary that offers surprising and enlightening views of how we also can say final farewells to our loved ones. It is part of an emerging movement that is changing the way death is approached in contemporary Britain, and perhaps the Western world. read more→