ASU Project Humanities "I Hope You Can Dance: The Power and Spirit of Song" Film Screening (ASUF 30006145)

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ASU Project Humanities "I Hope You Can Dance: The Power and Spirit of Song" Film Screening (ASUF 30006145) ASU Project Humanities "I Hope You Can Dance: The Power and Spirit of Song" Film Screening ASU's Project Humanities presents a film screening and discussiottof I Hopc You Oa l)ance: The Pov,er awl Spirit o/.1'.rr&to include a conversation with the filmmaker (writer, director, and producer) and a representative from the Iocal Phoenix homeless shelter featured in the film. l8C -/i News aired coverage ofthe filming and will be present for the screening. ,4rC ly'ers will feature an interview with the filmmaker prior to the screening. The film is pan ofthe yearJong programming initiative."Humanity l0l," which explores seven values that transcend all categories ofreligion, race, class, gender, sexuality, etc., and are qualities essential to success no matter where they are found. The initiative includes workshops, lectures, presentations, film screenings. discussion panels, and other such events or activities that highlight the importance ofthese seven values: Integrity, Kindness, Empathy, Compassion, Respect, Forgiveness, and Self-Refl ection. I Hope Yot Dance: [he l)o\wr a d Spirit ofso g (ltp 1,'crcr119-c r irdlrlion-s.clurll) ellucliqn !!!nl), is a documentary film that explores how song changes peoples' lives. The film showcases the relevance ofand connections between song and humanity in Arizona. Weaving together 5 true stories ofreal people whose lives were transformed by Lee Arn Womack's worldwide hit,"I Hope You Dance," thisfilmisabout hope, faith, optimism and the power ofmusic to inspire and heal These stories ofAdversity, Aspiration. Seco d Chances, Recovery, Forgiveness and Miracies inspire and empower people to achieve morq to live their best lives, to chase their dreams, to persist in the face ofadversity. The film features unique commentary from Dr. Maya Angelou, Vince Gill, Graham Nash (who performs"Teach Your Children"), Pastor Joel Osteen, Brian Wilson (who performs "God Only Knows") and others.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date3/21/145/31/14

Funding

  • Arizona Humanities: $3,500.00

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