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For Persevering People

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For Persevering People featuring Margaret J. Wheatley  How do we not lose our way in this difficult time?  How do we maintain our clarity, stamina and faith as we experience disruptions, set-backs and obstacles?  How do we persevere on behalf of the people, places and causes we love? Based on Margaret’s book Perseverance, this DVD is a gentle, encouraging inquiry into these and other questions, and provides you with the opportunity to reflect on the challenges and strengths of people who persevere.

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Many Faces of Afghanistan: A Dream for Kabul

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Many Faces of Afghanistan: A Dream for Kabul (81 minutes, French sub-titles) In 2001, Haruhiro Shiratori lost his only child in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Instead of isolating himself in grief, he decides to meet the Afghan people and help them prevent such attacks from happening again. A Japanese Don Quixote, he dreams of building a cultural centre for the children of Kabul. A Dream for Kabul charts Shiratori’s double effort – to advance a humanist project in the face of adversity while seeking reconciliation with his dead son.

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Scared Sacred

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SCARED SACRED (105 mins total) DVD 2006Filmmaker Velcrow Ripper travelled around the world to places of destruction and found stories of meaning and hope. Includes scenes from Israel and Palestine, Afghanistan, Cambodia and others. Also a panel discussion on forgiveness, justice and genocide (15 mins) and a guided meditation (30mins). Scene selection allows for flexible programming. See trailer at www.scaredsacred.org. DVD 2006 (105 mins total)

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Grandmothers: The Unsung Heros of Africa

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Grandmothers: The unsung heroes of Africa is a moving half-hour film highlighting the crucial role grandmothers play not only in caring for AIDS orphans but also in holding their families and communities together. Through intimate portraits of four African grandmothers Salome, Catarina, Karmela and Matilda, the film invites the world to listen to their stories and take action.

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