Elevate, Incubate & Demonstrate: Advancing Asian American Artists
Asian American filmmakers made history again at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Industry leaders, including Justin Chon, Effie Brown and Grace Lee, discussed the current and future state of Asian Americans in media at the Elevate, Incubate & Demonstrate: Advancing Asian American Artists panel in Park City, Utah.
Global Spirit: Earth Wisdom for a World In Crisis
Due to climate change, the United Nations has realized that native peoples may possess some critical keys to the survival of our species and ecosystems. Global Spirit documents the proceedings of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, and also interviews a range of renowned indigenous leaders and tribal representatives.
Global Spirit: Sound of the Soul
A compelling portrait of an Arab country where Muslims, Christians, and Jews have lived together in relative peace for centuries. Photographed during the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music,Sound of the Soul demonstrates how music is a unifying, transcendent force, and a strong starting point for reducing conflict and crossing religious divides.
Global Spirit: The Call of Wisdom
Examine the true nature of wisdom, how it is recognized, and why our survival today as a species and a planet may depend on it. Author Jean Shinoda Bolen and professor Roger Walsh come together to discuss The Call of Wisdom and address a range of important questions such as: Are we now as a species, headed for wisdom or catastrophe?
Global Spirit: Sacred Ecology
Explore the natural world as an access point to the sacred. Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy meets ecologist Michael Tobias to explore some of the most basic existential questions: How do we see “ourselves” amongst the wider family of Earth’s inhabitants? Are our human notions of “ecology” or of “the sacred” blind to nature’s fundamental laws and truths?
Global Spirit: Rumi & The Sufi Path of Love
How did a 13th-century Sufi mystic from Central Asia become the most widely read poet in the United States? Rumi & The Sufi Path of Love brings together two distinguished studio guests from different cultural traditions: Sufi sheik Kabir Helminski, and Iranian filmmaker and multi-lingual website host Parisa Soultani.
Global Spirit: The Art of Living and Dying
Our most basic understanding of life is in many ways determined by our understanding of death. While to some, death is an end in itself, to others it is the final test of faith. The Art of Living and Dying presents a conversation between spiritual leaders Therese Schroeder-Sheker and Frank Ostaseski in the end-of-life movement.
Global Spirit: Stories to Remember
Life’s three fundamental questions: Who are we? Where did we come from? Where are we going? Stories to Remember brings together guests Kay Olan, a storyteller from the Mohawk Nation, and Orland Bishop, a mentor and community organizer working with members of LA gangs, who use the power of story and storytelling as a means of remembering.