I'm excited to be able to show you some more truly inspirational movies that you will want to watch...!
Happy by Roko Belic takes you on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy.
Combining real life stories of people from around the world and powerful interviews with the leading scientists in happiness research, this movie explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.
Finding Joe. Joseph Campbell was studying world mythology in the early 20th century. At the time, he discovered a pattern that is hidden in every story ever told, and he called it "the hero's journey".
This truly inspirational movie takes you on the ultimate hero's journey, which is still relevant today. It shows you how you can live the life of your dreams, how you too can be truly fulfilled and "follow your bliss".
Humano by Alan Stivelman. Alan is a 25-year-old and is looking for the reason of his existence and the meaning of life. A camera and notebook filled with questions are the only things he needs to start his journey to the Andes.
Together with Placido, an Andean priest, he'll be taken on an introspective journey such as has never been documented before.
The Other Shore by Tim Wheeler follows world record holder and legendary swimmer Diana Nyad as she comes out of a 30-year retirement to try again an elusive dream: Swimming 103 miles (166 km) non-stop from Cuba to Florida without using a shark cage.
Her past and present collide in her obsession to accomplish something that nobody has ever achieved before. At the edge of The Devil's Triangle, tropical storms, sharks, venomous jellyfish, and one of the strongest ocean currents in the world, all prove to be life-threatening realities. However, this documentary brings Diana Nyad's extraordinary adventure to life as she proves that willpower and determination are all you need to make the "impossible" possible.
A skeptical investigative journalist (fictional) discovers a group of people (actual) dedicating their lives to finding happiness. These people have learned that simple living and high thinking is the only way to true and lasting fulfilment from within. And that when you choose happiness, your whole world changes.
Finding Happiness, A ground-breaking “docu-fiction” that masterfully blends reality and drama, actors and real people, Finding Happiness captures a joyful reality, told directly from the heart and soul of the people who are actually living it.
Juliet (Elisabeth Rohm), a fictional New York investigative journalist with a fair amount of skepticism and a dash of curiosity, takes us on a journey to see how real people are living together in an harmonious, cooperative, peaceful, conscious community called Ananda – which means “joy”. Her unwanted assignment leads her to unexpected discoveries about her story and about herself.
Is it really worth it to sacrifice everything for a dream? In this inspirational movie, New York Showcase, big dreams die hard.
In their last year of school, 11 college seniors prepare to perform at a New York Showcase. Four years of preparation, and their future is at stake in this once-in-a-lifetime chance. Having invested $120,000 in their college careers, having dreamed about it for a lifetime, they have 2.5 minutes on stage in front of an audience of casting directors, talent agents, producers, and others who have the power to propel their future careers.
They have to compete against their friends and thousands of other students in New York. Whoever manages to get an agent will enter the professional world through the front door. And the rest of them...? Well, they will have to keep on fighting as anonymous actors and start finding new ways to make a living.
Femme: Women Healing the World (starring Sharon Stone et. al) is a celebration of women all around the world who actively transform and heal our global society. Sharon Stone and leading experts in religion, science, history, politics and entertainment discuss solutions to the multiple crises we're faced with.
This inspirational movie focuses on utilizing a feminine approach with nurturing energy to inspire a new hope for the future.
Soon after Adam Schomer meets a modern yogi and guru, Anand Mehrotra, they plan an expedition through the highest passes of the Himalayas in Northern India.
These are some of the most dangerous roads in the world, yet they manage to assemble a team of seven motorcycle riders to share in what will become the journey of a lifetime.
These riders and Adam, who learned to ride two weeks before the trip, are guided by the inspiring teachings of Anand who bears the burden of a Vedic prophecy that predicts that he will die in his late twenties in an accident. He's that age now, yet he leads with fearlessness and wisdom.
The Highest Pass by Jon Fitzgerald shows that wisdom in words and wisdom in practice can be very different indeed, especially when riding along the sheer icy edges of Himalayan cliffs. The bikers ride on that edge, navigating dirt, gravel, snow, ice and the onslaught of loaded trucks, known as "road killers", as they journey for 21 days towards the highest motorable road on earth.
It's a pass open only three months a year, and at a height of 18,000 ft (5486 m), it's on par with Everest base camp. Low oxygen, altitude sickness, river flooded roads, and fear all live along this one lane road.
The Last Mile. Filmmaker John Burkett led a destructive, unhealthy, and inactive life. After getting sober, one day walking his dog he decided to take the first run out of mental pain.
This inspirational movie tells how a 2-mile loop soon became part of his daily routine. John then ran a small local race, followed by a half marathon, and finally the marathon. Noticing that it lifted his spirits and gave a feeling of completion and satisfaction, he kept on running...
Well Of Dreams - The Journey of Anne Okelo is a story of courage, determination, and ultimately, triumph.
Imagine a world where the mere act of fetching water for your village can have dangerous, even lethal consequences. This is the world in which Anne Okelo lived, in the small village of Angiro in Kenya.
But Anne has big dreams, and she's determined to save the village's girls and free them from the bondage of traditional societal restrictions. Well of Dreams is a story of hope, when the clarity of one's vision and the unwavering faith of one's heart come together.
Within you, like inside each of us, there are special gifts awaiting discovery. The sense of joy, power, fulfilment, freedom, and unconditional love that you experience in your life are directly related to these gifts. Sadly, too many of us have yet to unlock their full potential, leaving us longing for a sense of happiness and fulfilment.
Sister and brother, Shajen Joy Aziz and Demian Lichtenstein, felt like something was missing in their lives until they tapped into the power of their own unique gifts. This led to a profound personal transformation. Their amazing personal journeys of spiritual growth have fueled their desire to share what they have learned.
In this inspirational movie, Discover The Gift - It's Why We're Here, they share their stories and take you step-by-step through this journey of discovery that has the power to change your life, too.
Imagine It! by Rudy Poe is designed to provide a forum for discussion around the power of big ideas in action and to inspire people to imagine a better world by connecting imagination and creativity with science and engineering in education.
Hear from innovators, scientists and authors, such as Ray Kurtzweil and Sally Ride, who are joining a movement to get creative thinking and the arts back into schools.
This inspirational movie will help the public to have a better understanding of the importance of science, engineering and technology and hopes to inspire the next generation of innovators. This film reports on the promise of a new youth culture engaging their curiosity to change the world, empowered by science, technology, education and desire.
Shot across three slums in Kenya, this documentary takes you inside the lives and everyday struggles of the members of GtoG (Get Together Girls), a community project helping former street girls become fashion designers.
Founded by a former accountant, Grace Orsolato, who left her position at an established Italian company to give hope, skills, and opportunity to Kenyan street girls, GtoG reveals and inspirational and uplifting journey full of cultural differences, dreams, and sacrifices that pave the way to a better future.
When the We're Getting On book was scheduled for release in 2010, Kaelan felt strongly that the initial promotional tour of the novel had to be thematically consistent with its story. So Kaelan decided to take the book from Los Angeles to Seattle on a bike.
During the trip he also planned to abandon as many modern technologies as possible: no computers, phones, TVs, or cars. Ideally, he would recreate the conditions of We're Getting On and test the principles of its regressive hypotheses.