Survivor Day Documentaries
A note about the films
Our Survivor Day films are appropriate for most middle and high school–aged children to watch with a guardian. They are not intended for children under 12, or for children or adolescents who are currently struggling or suicidal. Guardians, please use your best judgment when deciding whether to let those in your care view these films.▲ Back to Top
Life Journeys: Reclaiming Life after Loss
Life Journeys, the third in AFSP’s Journey series of films about suicide loss, traces the grief and healing journey that follows a suicide loss over time. Drawing on stories and insights from long-term loss survivors, the film shows us that through resilience and support we can achieve hope and understanding in our lives while celebrating the lives of those we lost.
The documentary was first screened on Survivor Day 2016 at over 350 events worldwide.
Watch the trailer for Life Journeys here or watch the film in its entirety below. To watch with English, Spanish, French, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Nepalese, Danish, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew, or Swahili captions, click the CC button in the right-hand corner of the “Play” bar. You can also read the participant bios to learn more about the individuals sharing their stories in the film.▲ Back to Top
Family Journeys: Healing and Hope after a Suicide
Family Journeys is the second in a series of AFSP-produced documentaries on suicide loss. It traces the ripple effects of a suicide through the eyes and experiences of three families, and shows how the members of each family are weathering the loss of their loved one, how they’re healing, and how they’re finding meaning again after living through a suicide. The film was first screened on Survivor Day 2015 at over 300 healing events around the world.
Watch the trailer for Family Journeys or view the film in its entirety below. To watch with English, Spanish, French, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Nepalese, Danish, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew, Swahili, or Yupik subtitles, click the CC button in the right-hand corner of the “Play” bar. (To access the Yupik subtitles, choose the “Inupiaq” option from the dropdown menu.)▲ Back to Top
The Journey: A Story of Healing and Hope
AFSP’s documentary The Journey, which was produced for Survivor Day 2014, tells the stories of a diverse group of suicide loss survivors. It’s a compelling film that shows how each survivor is weathering the loss of a loved one, and how they are finding their way back to a life rich in meaning—and even joy.
Watch the trailer for The Journey or view the film in its entirety below. To watch with English, Spanish, French, Danish, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Nepali, or Traditional Chinese subtitles, click the CC button in the right-hand corner of the “Play” bar.▲ Back to Top