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“Death is a good companion on the road to living well and dying without regret.” ― Frank Ostaseski, The Five Invitations

Movie Nights

Movie nights in 2023 were a great success! We had fantastic conversations with the directors of several films after the screenings. Compelling discussions. More to come in 2024, stay tuned for dates! 

Also, coming locally in January ’24 — The Good Death Book Club. Check back here for dates or sign up for the newsletter, where I’ll announce more information.

The Last Ecstatic Days

I am thrilled to bring this much-anticipated film to a wide audience with an online evening event. We’ll share the movie and follow it with a Q n A with Dr. Aditi Sethi, the physician who was deeply involved with Ethan Sisser. I was fortunate to attend a showing of the movie with Eric Rooney with Regeneration Earth in late November, and I can promise you this is not a film you will soon forget. Intimate and vibrant, I think you will agree with me that Ethan’s journey captures the human community at its best.

When: Thursday, April 25th,  6:00 PM MDT

Architecture of Death: The Inner World of Dying

What happens as we are dying? What could the final months, weeks, and days of life look like for the person who is dying and the people who love them?

The Architecture of Death explores the physical aspect of dying, as well as the unseen felt experiences that can occur, including the changing roles within a family; the potential to heal old wounds; deathbed visions or dreams; messages to loved ones from the dying or recently passed; and a host of other phenomena. Professionals who have spent their careers at the bedside share extraordinary stories as Director Johanna Lunn takes viewers by the hand to explore what death might look like.


When: Friday, May 17th, 6-8 pm MT with Director Johanna Lunn

Saying Goodbye: Preparing for Death

Come to this zoom meeting movie night to watch and discuss When You Die’s “Saying Goodbye: Preparing for Death.”

Addressing our mortality head on, viewers are guided through fear into honest conversation about the questions most of us avoid: How can we talk about death? What is a good death? What quality of life is enough for your? Where do we want to die? What is a conscious death? Could we have one? As hard as it is to believe, we know, in the depths of our being, death will come – either through a diagnosis, or from a sudden accident. Don’t wait until you’re in crisis to decide how you want to be cared for. Difficult as it is, making decisions now about what we want when facing the inevitable, is a great kindness to yourself, and to your loved ones. Through stories from professionals who have spent their careers at the bedside, Saying Goodbye opens the door to good conversation about what is possible as we pass from this life.


When: November 12, 2023 – 5pm MDT / 7pm EDT 

Where: Via zoom

Jack has a Plan

When Jack Tuller, a man with a terminal brain tumor for 25 years, decides to end his life, his family and friends struggle to accept his decision. Jack’s best friend documents his three-year quest to die a happy man, culminating in a permanent going-away party.

When: November 29th, 2023 7pm MDT/9pm EDT

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