90 Inspiring and Visionary Films That Will Change How You See the World in Profound Ways

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Illustration by Jessica Perlstein. www.jessicaperlstein.com

By Tim Hjersted / filmsforaction.org Mar 16, 2016

The world today is in crisis. Everybody knows that. But what is driving this crisis? It's a story, a story that is destroying the world. It's a story about our relationship to the world and to other humans, but we take this story for granted. We don't even see it as a story but rather as a self-evident truth about our existence

Climate change, political corruption, corporate power, war, racism, sexism, environmental destruction - these are all symptoms of the cultural story we are enacting. To address the symptoms, we must go to the root, and that means we need a new story about our existence. We need a new story to belong to.

 

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Deborah Byrd: EarthSkyRadio

 

Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century.

"Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," Deborah Byrd

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Consciousness Hacking Film Festival 2016

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Consciousness Hacking is joining forces with Cabaret Cinema, at The Rubin Museum of Art in New York City, to develop a new kind of film transformative film experience. And we want your help to co-create and curate the films. This will take place on Friday evenings of September 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th in Manhattan, NYC.

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UNITY, A Documentary

Seven years in the making, the new documentary, UNITY, takes an in-depth look at what it truly means to be human. Writer/Director Shaun Monson (EARTHLINGS), collaborates with an astounding cast of 100 celebrity narrators to present a message of love, tragedy and hope, all set against the backdrop of some of the most compelling 20th and 21st Century footage imaginable.

Cast of 100 celebrities includes: Ellen DeGeneres, Selena Gomez, Jeff Goldblum, Adam Levine, Deepak Chopra, Common, Adrian Grenier, Ben Kingsley, Zoe Saldana, Dr. Dre, Geoffrey Rush, January Jones, Jennifer Aniston, Joaquin Phoenix, Susan Sarandon, Tony Hawk, Pam Anderson, and others

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Waking Up Movie Forest Scene

http://www.wakingupmovie.com/

This is a short film made to demonstrate the collaborative movie 'Waking Up'. Waking Up is a movie in the making about a positive future for Humanity. And hopefully, Humanity will contribute in making it real.

The film is about Ben, a cancer ridden wealthy businessman who freeze himself down in 2012, in the hope that humanity once might be able to thaw him up and cure his disease, so that he can continue to enjoy and expand his empire.

In the year 2112 he is awakened again. The world has gone through massive changes towards the positive. Both technology and human values has developed into a whole new world, positive in all aspects for humanity.

One of the aspects is that money and property is gone, and people do things for other reasons than hoarding wealth. The new economic system is an emergent one called a resource based economy (http://www.theresourcebasedeconomy.com/). Waking Up is about Ben's experiences in this world and the difficulties he faces in waking up to this new reality.

In this short film, Ben is walking in the woods with his newly acquainted guide, Aweena. He has only been awake for a few days, after several weeks of curing and restituting his body while he was asleep. He is a bit confused, and can't really understand what has happened. He feels somewhat attracted to this new world and to Aweena, but at the same time he has trouble believing it is real.

Waking Up is an 'open source' movie where others can contribute. The website for the movie is http://www.wakingupmovie.com. It is a movie about a positive future for Humanity and hopefully, Humanity will contribute in writing it and making it real.

Many people have gained interest in this the last few months, and there is now a thriving community of more or less experienced writers working on the script through Google Docs. Go to the mentioned website for more info.

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Free Your Choice - Poetry

A Poetic Planetary Invitation for All People and Groups Creating a More Beautiful World to Unify and Cooperate for a Conscious Cultural Transformation. Please visit https://united-earth.vision/

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The Most Beautiful Way To Stop A Bully I've Ever Seen



By turn hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it's like to be young and ... different. "To This Day," his spoken-word poem about bullying, captivated millions. Here, he gives a glorious, live reprise with backstory.

This guy started out as a bully. Where he ended up will surprise you. It surprised the audience too, so they went ahead and gave him a rousing standing ovation. It's worth watching every single inspirational minute of this.

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WOW Wonders on Wheels 2016

This is Revere Dance Studio's Wonders on Wheels Team and their Shadows, located in Cincinnati, OH. They range in age from 6-27. Choreographed by Tracey Burgoon. Dedicated to our dear, Katie Boyle, who loved Celine Dion. Dancers include: Jill, Vivian, Ally, Parker, Kayleigh and Addie. Shadows include: Maddie, Kayla, Emily, Ally, Sydney, Sydne, Madelyn, Kelcie, Nora, Alice, Meggie, Savanna, Camryn, Grace and Meggie.

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Align with What You Love

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Team Millennia: Hosted by Happiness Is Now

The joy of moving in resonance...

...When you really listen to a song, you can follow many “sound ingredients”, making the experience as simple or dynamic as you want. The same goes for choreography. You’re highlighting one or few sounds at a time, in a sense becoming that instrument with your body. 

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