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4.933335
Average: 4.9 (15 votes)

An uplifting and entertaining film based on a true story of an unlikely relationship which highlights the very best of human nature.  The reciprocal compassion and non-judgemental attitude between the carer and the cared for are inspiring.

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4.90909
Average: 4.9 (11 votes)

The British Council and Sasol’s Definitely Able conference and ILHAM art exhibition took place at the Museum of Islamic Art on March 17 2015 under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums.

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5
Average: 5 (6 votes)

This is a really interesting film by the director of Hollywood blockbusters like Ace Ventura, The Nutty Professor, and Bruce Almighty, after he had a life-transforming accident.

film
5
Average: 5 (5 votes)

What is empathy? And what makes a great empathy film? Perhaps one in which the medium itself creates an empathetic experience - puts you inside someone else's metaphorical shoes.

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5
Average: 5 (4 votes)

10 min animation on empathy from the acclaimed RSA Animate series. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves. 

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5
Average: 5 (3 votes)
CoorDown (Italy's national organisation for people with Down Syndrome) and Saatchi & Saatchi made this 2.5 minute advert in response to a letter from a pregnant mother.   
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5
Average: 5 (3 votes)

Secrets and Lies is a classic Mike Leigh film, made in his hallmark style with much improvisation by the actors who did not know how the plot would unfold as they began filming. And it works brilliantly.

film
4.75
Average: 4.8 (4 votes)

Another moving animation from the team who brought you the RSA Animate series.  Dr Brené Brown is a research professor and best-selling author, who has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.

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5
Average: 5 (2 votes)

This video from Save the Childeren has gone viral and rightly so. It's part of their Syria appeal and shows a young girl in London whose life is turned upside down when her city descends into civil war.

film
5
Average: 5 (2 votes)

Of Gods and Men is the austere, beautiful and sometimes hard-to-watch story of French monks in Algeria, threatened with death by the local fundamentalists, who make it clear what their fate will be if they stay. The question of whether to stay or go preoccupies the monks for much of the film.

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