Compassion Film Festival Selections – Afternoon Session

Compassion Film Festival Selections – Afternoon Session

We are delighted to have had such a rich group of films submitted to the festival. Our selection committee put in long hours and, though it was difficult at times, narrowed down the submissions to a wonderful selection for this year’s program. Here is the program for the afternoon session:

School Me! (8 min)

College for Prisoners

Safe Space (8 min)

A key worker in a woman’s refuge must help a new client adapt to a life away from her traffickers, although the relationship is professional there is an emotional burden placed on the bond of friendship.

A Mother’s Will (25 min)

It’s never too late to reach out.

Charity for the Dead (5 min)

Set in Singapore, this short documentary follows a group of lay devotees who have committed themselves to an unusual form of religious charitable practice, preta-dana, offering food to ghosts.

Brush – Painted Forward (20 min)

Brush…painted forward, filmed to help others one brushstroke at a time.

Change for Chimps (7 min)

After learning shocking news about chimpanzees, a young girl makes it her mission to help them return to the jungle, meeting her hero, Dr. Jane Goodall, along the way.

Moksha (25)

Moksha is a film that follows three Nepali women who have dedicated themselves to spreading the joy that mountain biking can give to women across the Himalayas. Follow these young women as they compete in mountain bike races across the Asian continent, claim titles as the first female MBLA certified mountain bike guides in Nepal, and most importantly witness the impact these women leave as role models for other Nepali women and girls.