Dying of kidney disease, a man spends his last, somber days with family, including the ghost of his wife and a forest spirit who used to be his son, on a rural northern Thailand farm.
Mythologist Joseph Campbell presents his ideas about comparative mythology and the ongoing role of myth in human society.
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid career of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
Narrated by Gabriel Byrne, Flight from Death is a seven-time Best Documentary award-winning film which uncovers death anxiety as a possible root cause of many of our behaviors on a psychological, spiritual, and cultural level.
Determined that his last act will be a gift to the planet, a man prepares for his own green burial.
A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.
Filmed and edited in intimate vérité style, this movie follows visionary medical practitioners who are working on the cutting edge of life and death and are dedicated to changing our thinking about both.
In 1999, the Dalai Lama meets with a self-titled "Synthesis" group, made up of 40 Western "renaissance" thinkers who hope to change the world and resolve many of the world's problems, but actually end up transforming themselves.
A daughter helps her father prepare for the end of his life.
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.