What Happens After We Die? New Netflix Series Explores Life After Death

Surviving Death

The question about what happens after we die has intrigued humans since as long as we’ve been around and now, a new Netflix documentary is exploring just that.

Surviving Death is a six-part series based on Leslie Kean’s bestselling book of the same name and has been released on the streaming service as of January 6.

The show features interviews with people who claim to have seen the afterlife and also balances supernatural speculation with scientific-based facts.

“What does it mean to die, and is death the end of our existence? Weaving together innovative new research with firsthand accounts from those who’ve been close to – and even experienced – death, this series takes viewers on an extraordinary journey into a world beyond human existence as we know it,” the official synopsis reads.

The trailer, which was released on January 4, also depicts stories of children who claim to have lived previous lives (reincarnation), knowing every detail of what happened to someone who had previously died. It also showcases someone who died and then was brought back to life and a family who experienced symbols from their loved ones who had passed over.

Episode Breakdown

Episode One: Surviving Death

Can humans survive death? The first episode explores whether we are able to survive bodily death through firsthand accounts of those who have experienced it.

Episode Two and Three: Mediums 

Surviving Death explores whether communicating with the dead is possible (we think it is) and also looks at seances and how they are used to facilitate communication.

Episode Four: After Death Communications

Can we really talk with the dead? This episode explores how flickering lights, sudden smells, touches, voices and animal manifestations are signs of loved ones reaching out.

Episode Five: Seeing Dead People

This episode explores ghostly sightings and end-of-life visions from the bedside of those close to dying.

Episode Six: Reincarnation

The final episode looks at the phenomenon of reincarnation with stories of three young children being able to recall past lives.

Surviving Death is available to stream on Netflix now.

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