Where to Watch the Documentary
WORLD Channel premiered Death Is But a Dream in April 2021.
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Death Is But a Dream –
A Public Television Documentary Event
Dr. Kerr and his research team are featured in a national, public television documentary.
Titled Death Is But a Dream, the one-hour special highlights the team’s scientific approach to better understand the dying process. Featuring compelling firsthand accounts from patients and families about their end-of-life experiences (ELEs) — along with commentary from Dr. Kerr, researchers, and more – the program examines the dying process through the perspective of patients whose dreams and visions towards end of life recount loss and love, grief and comfort, and life-affirming meaning.
April 2021 – Read the announcement on the documentary’s nationwide distribution →
February 2021 – Read the announcement on the national premiere →
Take 10 Presented by End Well
Dr. Kerr joined several other renowned speakers in a virtual event to talk about and share stories regarding grief and loss, caregiving, end of life, social isolation and mental health. Speakers included:
- Dr. Kerr
- Atul Gawande
- Taraji P. Henson
- Justin Baldoni
- Maria Shriver
- Soledad O’Brien
- And many more
Watch Dr. Kerr’s presentation to find inspiration and learn more about the human experience of illness.
Learn more about End Well at endwellproject.org →
Watch the TEDxBuffalo talk, "I See Dead People: Dreams and Visions of the Dying," to hear Dr. Kerr’s perspective on ELEs.