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VIDEO: Women healing the world

“The biggest event in human history is the rise of women to full partnership with men, because it’s only that partnership that’s going to allow the world to flourish.” Right on! Let’s do it, sisters! See also: Our “gender” bookshelf on Goodreads Our Delicious links tagged with Gender Our Delicious links tagged with Feminism

Now these are real family values

This video showing a mom and son being really open and truthful with each other about (internalized) homophobia and coming out. Thanks to both of them for sharing this beautiful moment of growth with the world. This video made me cry because I too grew up in an accepting family but took a very long […]

If you haven’t seen 2012: Time for Change, you should watch it right now

Watch 2012: Time for Change – it will make you very hopeful about the future, and is full of beautiful ideas for things we can do to make the world a more just and peaceful place. It’s also very nicely made, with great animations and incredible interviews with folks from different cultures. Whether you believe […]

A new website for our alternative energy doc, Empowered

Check out the new WordPress website we made for Empowered – there are new video clips, and we’re selling the DVD. Let us know what you think!

7 Documentaries I’ve been loving

These 7 films are all awesome! Found on Netflix. The Power of Forgiveness – very moving film featuring interviews with people from many different backgrounds, discussing forgiveness and how it can heal us and help the world. Mana: Beyond Belief – a great film with no narration, just excellent footage of people and the things […]

Report from the Community Sneak Peek of “Empowered”

It was a bit of a crunch to get the film edited in less than a month for our Community Sneak Peek at Cinemapolis in Ithaca on September 30th, but it was well worth it! Over 130 people came out on a Friday evening to watch Empowered and participate in a discussion with me and […]

Video: Support Wild Things Sanctuary

I just finished making this video for Wild Things Sanctuary, an amazing local nonprofit that “is dedicated to helping native wildlife through rescuing and rehabilitating debilitated and orphaned/displaced animals until they are ready for release back into the wild.” Watch the video!

Two shoots to go, and we’re screening in less than a month!

Empowered is a film Shira’s been working on for months and months with our friend Suzanne McMannis, the producer. I just finished the site for it and am psyched that we’ll have a place to share all the photos and videos emerging from the production. It’s been really cool getting to know more about the […]

Video: Grafting and Pruning at Eve’s Cidery

Ari is working on a new website for local organic orchard and cider producer Eve’s Cidery (coming soon) and I am making a series of videos that illuminate the various processes involved in bringing their products to market. Here are the first two videos: Grafting with Autumn and Celia from Shira Golding on Vimeo. Pruning […]

Press: Shira and Share Tompkins in Tompkins Weekly

On April 27th, McKenzie Jones-Rounds and I were invited to speak about Share Tompkins as part of the panel discussion following the community screening of the film The Economics of Happiness. The event was featured in an article by Eric Banford in the May 2-8 issue of Tompkins Weekly. You can read the full article […]

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