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Movie Screening: Teach Me to Be WILD

12 Aug 2017, Sat
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM (+08:00)
The Good Space @ National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre, #04-88 (Blue Zone), The Central, 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, SG 059817
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Directions to NVPC: Take the lift or the escalator to the 4th floor of The Central (above Clarke Quay station), and head to the BLUE ZONE. Look out for the signages that will lead you to the "Teach Me to Be WILD" film screening event. 

We look forward to see you tomorrow! 


It's with immense joy for us to present a different kind of Honesty Circle, with the first ever Singapore screening of the independent film "Teach Me to Be WILD: A Story of Hurt Children & their Animal Healers."

The feature length (59 mins) documentary will be followed by a message from the filmmakers, Rajesh Krishnan and Anne Veh, with other special guests who had visited the wildlife sanctuary in California, ending with small circles of sharing.  

Everyone is welcome. There is no charge for admission, this event is offered in the spirit of the gift. :)

Film Synopsis

Teach Me to Be WILD explores the work of a sanctuary in Northern California, where a team of injured, non-releasable wild animals become Wild-Teachers and are helping heal generations of hurt children (at-risk teens, justice-involved youth, foster kids and others). The traumatic histories of the creatures, who range from an Andean condor to a two-toed sloth, often parallel those of the at-risk chidlren who visit. Unexpected and empathic connections are forged that ripple into stories of transformation. 

Founded by Steve Karlin, a former park ranger and television personality whose greatest mentors were a 330-pound American black bear and a pair of robins, Wildlife Associates aims to recall us to our true place in Nature's web. Filmed over a period of three years with intimate access to the animals, their caregivers, workshop facilitators and their spirited students, Teach Me to Be WILD captures the magic that transpires where wounded children and their Wild Teachers meet. 

To learn more about the film and watch the trailer, please visit Teach Me to Be WILD website.

This event is part of A Good Space, Where Good People and Ideas Meet. An initiative of NVPC. 


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