I'm more into Chinese Buddhism and Taoism (although I'm not a Buddhist or Taoist) than Tibetan Buddhism, but I found this recent 'New Thinking Allowed' episode above featuring Uma Thurman's father, titled 'Liberation Between Death and Rebirth with Robert Thurman' an interesting interview, as to what he believes about life and death.
I find life the more mysterious of the two.☯
Something Strange Happened to Me on THE WAY out of a Taoist Temple
UPDATE: December 11, 2023
Personally, on some level I feel you do.
I'm curious to know what Maya thinks of her grandfather's theories about reincarnation, because while you can pick your friends, do you get to pick your family?-)