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Death: A Series About Life - Episode 3: Creative Power of Death

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?


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.

Shot around the world on 100 locations in 25 countries, Death: A Series About Life tackles death from the physical, spiritual, creative, commercial and political angle. A father and his 8 years old daughter whose mother has died lead through five episodes. They travel the world and appreciate life the more they learn about death and how different cultures deal with it in various ways.