ROOM TO BREATHE – A film by Russell Long about teaching mindfulness in schools

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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

“WHO CARES?” a film about Social Entrepreneurs & the Launch of Do Good Radio/TV FREE EVENT!

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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

Film Screening THE LAST SURVIVOR 31st May @ Bella Union

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Arts in Action invites you to its inaugural Social Action Film Night @ Bella Union with a screening of The Last Survivor, a character-based documentary that presents the stories of genocide Survivors from The Holocaust, Rwanda, Darfur, and Congo. By presenting these stories of loss, survival, and hope side by … Continue reading

Monthly Social Action Film Night @ Bella Union

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Arts in Action currently hosts a “Social Action Film Night” at Bella Union Trades Hall on the last Thursday of the month May – November 2012. The monthly screening program showcases documentaries that serve to move, challenge and inspire social action on a personal and local community level. Films selected … Continue reading

11/11 PTSD and Trauma Awareness Day – Fundraiser Screening of OPERATION Emotional Freedom

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Arts in Action in partnership with the Lions Club of Stonnington is very proud to host a fundraiser screening of “OPERATION: Emotional Freedom – The Answer” a multi-award winning feature length documentary. The film records the successful use of energy therapy technique EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) to transform a group … Continue reading

Film Screening of Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Following it’s launch in May Arts in Action is back and proud to present a screening of  Pray the Devil Back to Hell  a deeply moving documentary which chronicles the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to … Continue reading

Difference Makers Segment

An added feature of the Manufactured Landscapes screening on May 12th at the Donkey Wheel House is the inclusion of a “Difference Makers Segment” which screens a series of short clips and documentaries that shine a spotlight on local people, artists, projects and businesses that use sustainable principles and practices.  These are the people … Continue reading

Curated Short Doco Series # 1- Airsick by Lucas Oleniuk

Curated Short Doco Series In this section I present short documentaties created by photojournalists, art and peace activists whose  projects have been created to address a global issue. To recieve updates of curated short docos, enter your email in the box at the top left hand side of the screen. My … Continue reading

Arts in Action Official Launch with Screening of Manufactured Landscapes @ the Donkey Wheel House

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Arts in Action will officially launch with a screening of Manufactured Landscapes an award winning documentary film about the work of photographer and 2005 TED Prize winner Edward Burtynsky. A camera drive in support of the 1 camera 1000smiles project will also be held on the night, so please bring … Continue reading