The 2011 DALLAS International Film Festival presented by Cadillac has announced the festival intends to raise awareness of social issues and promote the need for change through a series of panels, new awards and partnerships with health organizations. For the first time in the festival’s five-year history, a three-part panel discussion entitled Film Matters presented by Earthbound Farm, Spire and M3 Films, supported by The Embrey Human Rights Program and co-produced by Stephen Nemeth and Susan Thomson has been curated to specifically engage, educate and inspire an audience to support film as a means to facilitate social action. Over two days, national experts from the film, media and communications fields will participate in three panels called “WHY?”, “WHAT?” and “HOW?”.
The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier, international platform for accelerating entrepreneurial approaches and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing social issues.
Each year in Oxford, 800 distinguished delegates from the social, finance, private and public sectors convene in Oxford for three days and nights of critical debates, discussions and work sessions aimed at innovating, accelerating and scaling solutions to social challenges.
The Global Social Change Film Festival & Institute creates a Global Community with local presence to promote transformative filmmaking & media that fosters Social Change.
Through education and creating spaces for dialogue and connection:
As the Environmental Film Festival launches its annual celebration of the natural world on screens across Washington, D.C., we explore one of the most controversial and timely topics of our day: the critical relationship between energy and the environment. Please join us in March as we present 150 diverse and engaging films from 40 countries, enhanced by the perspectives and knowledge of 52 filmmakers and 94 special guests, whose creative energy will enliven the Festival.
We have entered the Decisive Decade, a critical, bewildering moment in which deeper conversations about "right action" are desperately needed. Or, as Bioneer Kenny Ausubel recently stated: "The shift has hit the fan!"
Given the quickening pace of global change and our mounting crises, all of us are going to have to step fully into our power and actively engage in shifting the catastrophic course that humanity is on.
The Wisdom 2.0 Conference is a one-of-a-kind event that launched in Silicon Valley end of April, 2010, and brought together people from a variety of disciplines, including technology leaders, Zen teachers, neuroscientists, and academics to explore how we can live with deeper meaning and wisdom in our technology-rich age.
A live stream for the 2011 Wisdom 2.0 Conference February 25th - 27th in Silicon Valley starts Friday at 1pm.
Sustainatopia Film & Discussion 2011 is a 16 film series taking place at University of Miami, Miami Beach Cinematheque and Little Haiti Black Box Theater. Films will include top new releases in the following categories: The ECOMB Environmental Film Series at SUSTAINATOPIA FILM 2011, Empowering Women and Building a Sustainable Haiti. Top filmmakers in the space will be present for discussion.
350.org is an international campaign that's building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis--the solutions that science and justice demand.
Our mission is to inspire the world to rise to the challenge of the climate…