Arts in Action currently hosts a “Social Action Film Night” at Bella Union Trades Hall on the last Tuesday of the month. The 2013 program runs from 26th February through to 26th November. The aims of screening series are to:
PRESENT social issue films that empower audiences with the information, solutions, perspectives and resources for creating a more just, sustainable, and democratic society.
SHOWCASE the visionary work of socially active filmmakers.
PROMOTE the voices of local artists, performers, art activists and organisations with a message for social change and justice.
CONNECT AUDIENCES with local and global organisations and movements to engage and inspire individuals to actively take part in making a difference in the world.
BE PART OF THE ACTION!
Watch moving and thought provoking films, meet everyday changemakers, learn about local and global action campaigns and discuss films as a community in a public setting with other socially conscious minded people. Sign up to the mailing list for screening details.
Films are currently curated by Arts in Action Founder and Events Co-ordinator Angie Muccillo. Film recommendations that support the aims of Arts in Action are always welcome.
Current and past films screened as part of the Social Action screening series:
Arts in Action in partnership with the The LD Network presents a screening of The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia, a documentary that provides personal and uplifting accounts of the experience of dyslexia from children, experts and iconic leaders, such as Sir Richard Branson and financier Charles Schwab. Directed by James Redford … Continue reading Read More »
On May 28th Arts in Action is proud to help launch The Ubuntu Project; a project about people, stories and human connections. The Ubuntu Project is inspired by an African Philosophy; Ubuntu, which means “I am who I am because of who we all are”. BOOK TICKETS ONLINE>> Rather than viewing … Continue reading Read More »
Arts in Action in partnership with Mindful in May presents a screening of LA SOURCE, the uplifting story of Josue Lajuenesse, a Haitian Princeton janitor who returns to his country after the devastating 2010 earthquake to fulfill his lifelong dream to bring what is most fundamental to his village’s survival; clean water. … Continue reading Read More »
Arts in Action in partnership with Stillwaters Storytelling Collective presents “Walk With Me”, a feature length documentary about the power of art to change hearts and minds, save lives and bring about a revolution. Against the backdrop of historical moments of social change, Walk With Me follows three women who … Continue reading Read More »
Arts in Action in partnership with Do Good Radio and the Transitions Film Festival presents a screening of RAFEA: SOLAR MAMA, a riveting film directed by Jehane Noujaim and Mona Eldaief, about a Bedouin woman’s journey to become a solar engineer, power her village and re-wire the minds of her traditional Bedouin … Continue reading Read More »
Arts in Action in partnership with Well School and Mindful in May presents a screening of the documentary ROOM TO BREATHE a surprising story of transformation as struggling kids in a San Francisco public middle school are introduced to the practice of mindfulness meditation– a self-regulatory technique that increases kids’ focus … Continue reading Read More »
Arts in Action in partnership with Do Good Radio & TV is very proud to host a community screening of the documentary “WHO CARES?” an inspiring collection of stories of social entrepreneurs who are making the world a better place. This evening is also the official launch of Do Good … Continue reading Read More »
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The October Social Action Film Night @ Bella Union presents an exciting program of short films featuring Soul Biographies LIGHTER or DARKER – a soul shaking black and white film series by US filmmaker, storyteller and musician Nic Askew and JUST BE FRANK, a short documentary about a blind Jazz … Continue reading Read More »