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

Bringing Together Melbourne’s Deaf Arts & Slam Poetry Communities @ the Australian Premiere of DEAF JAM

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The stage is set for this month’s Social Action Film Night! Come along this Thursday 28th June, for the premiere of DEAF JAM, an extraordinary story of courage, collaboration and celebration of sign language poetry that speaks to both the hearing and Deaf! Amongst an array of exciting guests for … Continue reading

Australian Premiere of DEAF JAM (28th June) “Actions Speak Louder Than Words”

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Arts in Action invites you to its June Social Action Film Night  for the Australian Premiere of the award winning documentary Deaf Jam by Judy Lieff – the story of Deaf teen Aneta Brodski’s bold journey into the spoken word slam scene. At her school, Aneta joins an extracurricular program to learn American Sign Language poetry. She and … Continue reading

Collaborator Profile | Sista Zai – Stillwaters Storytelling Collective “Making Diverse and Underrepresented Voices & Issues Heard”

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Arts in Action is extremely honoured and excited to present Sista Zai performance poet, radio host, and co-organiser of the Stillwaters Women’s Storytelling Collective who will be performing a moving tribute to survival at The Last Survivor Screening 31st May @ Bella Union. SISTA ZAI is a storyteller who uses spoken word … 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

Transitions Film Festival – Solutions for a Sustainable Future

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TRANSITIONS FILM FESTIVAL 11th – 19th February 2012 “See the change you want to be in the world” Arts in Action proudly supports the Transitions Film Festival, a visionary film program dedicated to showcasing ground-breaking documentaries about our global culture in transition towards a sustainable future. The inspiring world-changing topics … Continue reading

Fundraiser Film Screening of Trafficked

Help Arts in Action raise funds for the making of East Timor’s first locally produced feature film – A Guerra Da Beatriz by attending a special fundraiser screening of Trafficked (2005) the groundbreaking documentary that explores the sex trafficking trade in SE Asia and Australia. Two screenings are being held … 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

Arts in Action Hosts a Carpet Party @ the Screening of Pray the Devil Back to Hell

COLLABORATOR PROFILE: Carpets For Communities EVENT: Film Screening of Pray the Devil Back to Hell  WHEN:  Thursday 14th July 2011 WHERE:  Basement @ Donkey Wheel House ADDRESS: 673 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000 (near the corner of Spenser Street) TIME: 7.30pm Doors open at 7pm TICKETS: $20 tickets available online through … Continue reading