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

SHORT FILM NIGHT- Soul Biographies by Nic Askew & Just Be Frank by Elise Bialylew

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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

Inspiration for the making of The Last Survivor – Interviews with Director Michael Pertnoy

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Filmmaker Profile – Michael Pertnoy THE LAST SURVIVOR THE LAST SURVIVOR screens 31st May @ Bella Union Source: indieWIRE  Your movie: In 140 characters or less, what’s it about?  THE LAST SURVIVOR tells the stories of Survivors of four genocides as they struggle to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of … Continue reading

FEATURED Crowdfunding Project – A Guerra Da Beatriz

Last year Arts in Action held two fundraiser screenings to help raise revenue for the making of East Timor’s first locally produced feature film – “A Guerra Da Beatriz” a co-production between FairTrade Films, Dili Film Works and John Maynard. “A Guerra da Beatriz” is a love story inspired by … Continue reading

FairTrade Films Fundraiser Event

Arts in Action proudly supports the making of East Timor’s first locally produced feature film – A Guerra Da Beatriz and invites you to attend a film fundraiser event to help raise funds for this important venture. FairTrade Films Australia is currently working together with young East Timorese producers, writers and … Continue reading