Andy Whitfield

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Andy Whitfield may have lost his battle to cancer in September, but the Spartacus: Blood and Sand star isn't finished fighting just yet.

Soon after being diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma, Whitfield and his wife, Vashti, enlisted Oscar-nominated filmmaker Lilibet Foster to capture his life on film for a feature documentary called Be Here Now.

The footage is powerful…

Whitfield is shown playing with his and Vashti's two kids on a beach and decorating their Christmas tree. Cameras also followed him as he underwent chemotherapy treatments, shaved his head and sought alternative medicines and healing practices.

At times, he simply talked into the camera as tears rolled down his face.

Producers have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help raise the remaining $200,000 needed to finish the documentary, which will be narrated by Jai Courtney, Whitfield's Spartacus costar and best friend.

"In my heart, I am convinced that this is all meant to be," Whitfield says in footage posted on the Kickstarter page. "I'm supposed to be her right now and I'm open to the journey and the discoveries and adventures of all of this. Be Here Now is all about being present and not fearing what you don't know."

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