good life, good death, good grief


We have produced a number of short films on the subjects of illness, death and bereavement. These can be downloaded from our website free of charge, and used in a variety of situations, for example conferences, discussion events and training courses.

20 takes on death and dying

A 10 minute film, filmed on the streets of Paisley, Elgin and Inverness in 2011, in which ordinary people share personal reflections on death and dying.

60 second shorts

Six short films, each aiming to demystify a different question relating to death, dying or bereavement.

To Absent Friends

A 3 minute film about the importance of remembering dead loved ones.

At Home with Illness

At Home with Illness is a film project in which three families, whose lives were changed forever when life-limiting illness arrived, share their powerful, emotional stories:

Jack and Dorothy's Story

An elderly couple try to come to terms with a devastating but little understood neurodegenerative illness - at home.

When things fall apart

How Multiple Sclerosis led to the breakup of Andrew's marriage to Catherine, his primary carer. And how they created a different future.

The Long Goodbye

A journey into the intimate heart of a family when a life-limiting illness comes to stay. Meet four remarkable people - Fiona, Gordon, Lucy and Emily - one of whom is unwell, all of whom are living with illness.


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Bereavement Charter for Scotland