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Showtime’s “Time of Death” set for November

The Magical Elves-produced series about terminally ill people and their families will begin airing on the U.S. cable network on November 1. (Pictured L-R: exec producers Jane Lipsitz and Dan Cutforth)
September 19, 2013

U.S. cable network Showtime is to premiere the six-part documentary series Time of Death on November 1.

Produced by Magical Elves, the series takes an in-depth look at the last days of terminally ill people and their families, including a single mother with Stage IV breast cancer, a grandmother with inoperable pancreatic cancer, a veteran with a rare cancer, and a young woman with Stage IV melanoma, among others.

Time of Death is exec produced by Magical Elves’ Jane Lipsitz (pictured above, left) and Dan Cutforth (right).

About The Author
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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