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A magical, informative and entertaining documentary of the highest order, In the Land of the Deaf brings a whole new meaning to the concept of foreign language film by exploring sign language and the lives of deaf people in France.
What's it like to be a woman living in Iran? How do Iranian women socialize and share knowledge? What does it feel like when attending a book club could put you in serious danger?
What was it like to be a woman in the twentieth century? What was it like to live through two world wars?
This is a great way for men and women to understand what our mothers and grandmothers have lived through.
This is a great empathy book because it's about how a woman from a wealthy white family in Memphis, Tennessee takes a troubled black teenager under her wing and gives him the opportunity to get an education and play (American) football at high school.
Buber's distinction between I-Thou and I-It relationships is one of the greatest of all empathic philosophical concepts concerned with humanising 'the Other'.
You've got to see this short video about Nick Vujicic, a guy with no arms and no legs. It's funny and inspiring. I admit it's not exactly about empathy, and is more of an invitation to let go of your fears and strive to reach your goals.
Very funky short video on the impact of digital culture on the possibilities for building empathic relationships.
Encounter Point takes a look at the growing grassroots peace movement among Israelis and Palestinians.
John Hurt stars as John Merrick, the hideously deformed 19th century Londoner known as "The Elephant Man". Treated as a sideshow freak, Merrick is assumed to be retarded as well as misshapen because of his inability to speak coherently.