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imho, evidence of compassion:
Heartwarming look into the fascinating life of James "The Amazing" Randi. The producers had access to Randi's comprehensive records of his investigations and personal appearances.
A TED Talk by Brene Brown.
Unless we dare to be vulnerable, until we have the courage to open our hearts and be truth to our own selves, empathy may be difficult to reach.
Kieslowski's short 1980 film documentary 'Talking Heads', made for Polish state TV, takes people from all backgrounds and all ages (from one to one hundred years old) and simply asks them two things:
Who are you?
What do you want?
A detailed documentary series about the American Civil Rights Movement, using nothing more than archival film footage, on-camera interviews, period music, and a narrator's voiceover.
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.
This is one of my all time favourite films. It is basically about a guy who lives on Telegraph Hill and becomes connected with the wild parrots in the area. He embarks on a fascinating journey of respect and love for them.
I love this film I truly believe love crosses all boundaries.
This documentary tells the story about a children's theater group in Jenin in the Palestinian territories.