EMPATHY THROUGH FILM: USING FILM AND STORY TO WALK IN SOMEONE ELSE’S SHOES

Saturday, September 28th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Sie Film Center

Film has the unique capacity to transport viewers and expose them to experiences they might not otherwise encounter, cultivating greater compassion and empathy for others. Join us for this impactful film and panel session with filmmakers and creatives who are inspiring viewers across the world. In partnership with Denver Film, Series Fest & Bloomberg Philanthropies. 

Tribes on the Edge 

A documentary produced by CauseCentric Productions, directed and produced by Céline Cousteau – explores the timely topics of land threats, health crises, and human rights issues of indigenous peoples, expanding the view to how this is relevant to our world. More than a film, it has grown into movement driven by a passionate effort to enact tangible impact in the Javari through education, advocacy, and activism initiatives. 

Paris to Pittsburg 

From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Paris to Pittsburgh celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. And as the weather grows more deadly and destructive, they aren’t waiting on Washington to act.

Fundamental Film Series

Fundamental is a character-driven documentary film series presented in five short episodes. Each episode follows compelling women activists who are leading powerful movements for change and gives viewers a window into the many ways rising threats to human rights shape the public and private lives of women around the world.

SPEAKERS:

POWER IN MIGRATION: THE CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR U.S. GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS

BLACK AMERICAS PROJECT DINNER & OZOMATLI CONCERT