Schedule

Friday, August 17th

3:00 pm – Compassion For Self: Mental and Emotional Health Workshop with Vanessa Kettering and Rhonda Rodgers. Ticketed event.

5:00 pm – Live Music – Smythe & Taylor. Free event.

6:30 pm – Opening Ceremonies with the Mayor of Carbondale, Dan Richardson. Free event.

7:00 pm – Opening Film – Skidrow Marathon (85 min). Ticketed event.

9:00 pm – Film discussion and Q&A with Rafael Cabrera and Gabi Hayes. Ticketed event.


Saturday, August 18th

9:00 am – The Wisdom and Tools of Compassion with John Bruna. Ticketed event.

10:00 am – Outdoor Festival opens

10:30 am – Compassion Film Festival Selections – Morning Session. Ticketed event.

10:30 am – Start With Hello –  Free event.

12:00 pm – Live Music – Frank Martin. Free event.

1:00 pm – Forgiveness and NonViolent Communication – Free Event

3:00 pm – Compassion Film Festival Selections – Afternoon  Session. Ticketed event.

3:00 pmCompassion Rocks  –  Free event.

5:00 pm – Live Music – Let Them Roar. Free event

6:30 pm – Outdoor Festival Closes

7:00 pm – Main Event – Compassion is a Verb

Five speakers selected by Compassion Fest that embody compassion by actively making a difference in the world.


Sunday, August 19th

7:30 am – Compassion With a Camera – Free event

8:00 am – Yoga and Meditation – Free event

10:00 am – Compassion in Action – An interfaith panel discussion. Free event

12:00 pm – Local and Student Film Shorts – Free Event

1:30 pmClosing Ceremony with people’s choice award. Free Event

2:00 pm – Closing Film – Love and Bananas. Ticketed event

3:30 pm – Film discussion with the Ross Dinerstein, Producer of Love and Bananas. Ticketed Event

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