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

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 Radio & TV and will feature a panel of awesome Australian social entrepreneurs featured in the Do Good Radio programs.

This is a FREE event – but if you wish to make a donation towards helping cover the cost of the screening on the night go for it!

Get excited by the trailer..

Filmed across seven different countries, in 20 locations and in just 40 days, the movie captures the stories of everyday people in Brazil, Peru, Tanzania, Canada, Germany, Switzerland and the USA who have achieved extraordinary impact with their social good projects.

“WHO CARES?” defines the concept “social entrepreneurship” and connects with viewers by opening a discussion about ethics, empathy, citizenship, and the potential for everybody to make a difference in their community, whether they’re focused on human rights, poverty, environmental issues, or working in the tech sector.

Directed by Mara Mourao and produced by Mamo Filmes and Grifa Filmes the film also features Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, Ashoka’s founder and CEO Bill Drayton, and a handful of Ashoka Fellows, including Wellington Nogueira, Vera Cordeiro, Bart Weetjens, Al Etmanski, Mary Gordon, Rodrigo Baggio, and John Mighton, profiling the spirit of Ashoka’s ‘Everyone a Changemaker’ motto.

Anybody can be a social entrepreneur. It’s not some divine blessing. You don’t take a pill to become a social entrepreneur. You simply become aware of your own power of transformation,” says Dener Giovanini, Ashoka Fellow.


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See the film and be part of the Do Good Radio/TV Launch!

The evening will also be the official launch of Do Good Radio & TV (DGRTV), which profiles the back-stories of Australian social entrepreneurs. DGRTV’s presenter and producer Tania Sernia will bring together a panel of social entrepreneurs featured in the Do Good Radio series to reflect on the film and the Australians making change on local, national and a global scale, on the planets most pressing social issues. If you’re a social entrepreneur or someone with a great idea to get something started – BE THERE!

About Your Hosts

Both Angie Muccillo (Arts in Action) and Tania Sernia (Do Good Radio/TV) are current students of the The School For Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) incubator program. Besties at ‘school’ and with a shared interest in promoting and profiling the work of socially active and innovative individuals and their world changing ideas and solutions, Angie and Tania are excited about collaborating on this special event for the social enterprise community and those interested in getting started.

Angie hosts a monthly Social Action Film Night showcasing documentaries that serve to move, challenge and inspire social action. Tania is producer and presenter of Do Good Radio & TV which profiles the back stories of social entrepreneurs, founders of NFP’s and individuals making the shift from the world we have, to the world we want. You can hear the podcasts via Itunes , Stitcher and off the Do Good Radio website.

Tania asks her interviewees the question “What was that moment that made you take action?” Angie presents films that arouse people’s emotions, change their perspectives and motivate them to take action. Tania produces the type of content that Arts in Action loves to present, so it is with much delight that we invite you to see both our “passion projects” in action! Join us for the screening of “Who Cares?” and meet the brilliant people who do. Hear from our own local heroes during a post screening Q&A and be moved by their trailblazing stories.

Both Tania and Angie know from experience that social entrepreneurs like a responsible beverage so please come along to the Bella Union Bar and mingle anytime from 6.30pm. Seats are limited so arrive early to avoid missing out!

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Door Prizes!

The wonderful folk at People and Planet have kindly donated a gorgeous calendar and diary to give away as a door prizes. Be there for your chance to win!

People & Planet are a social enterprise who produce an annual Social Justice & Environment Diary and Calendar to raise funds for a network of over 40 Australian non-profit organisations working on pressing social and environmental issues.

The 2013 People & Planet Diary and Calendar feature extraordinary images of people and places around the world, selected from over 7,000 entries across more than 80 countries. Each beautiful image is accompanied by its own, unique short story about one of the planet’s social or environmental challenges. Gorgeous yet practical, both the diary and calendar are perfect for daily use and also make great gifts for Christmas. Support them by buying a 2013 Diary, Calendar and Gift Cards! http://peopleandplanet.org.au/diaries-calendars/


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