HOW WILL YOU DIE?

LIFE Before Death is a multi-award winning documentary series that asks the fundamental question underpinning our mortality.

This beautifully filmed journey takes us to 11 countries as we follow the remarkable health care professionals battling the sweeping epidemic of pain that threatens to condemn one in every ten of us to an agonizing and shameful death. Through the eyes of patients and their families we discover the inherent humanity that empowers the best of us to care for those beyond cure.

This is an intimate hopeful and life-affirming collection of stories about living well and dying better, advocating for making the most of every moment in our life before death.


LIFE Before Death comprises a Feature Film, 50 Short Films and a Television Documentary.

A feature film will be released in early 2012, followed by the release of a television documentary in late 2012.



The project is presented by the Lien Foundation and produced by Moonshine Movies.

It is also supported by The International Association for the Study of Pain, The Mayday Fund, The Union for International Cancer Control and The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice International Programs.

Developed with the assistance of Screen Australia and Film Victoria.

Subtitles provided by Open Society Foundations and Pettus Foundation.

Also supported by Lance Armstrong Foundation.





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