Green Sanctuary Fourth Friday Film - Teach Me To Be Wild
Date(s) - 04/26/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This month we are screening the film Teach Me To Be Wild.

The filmmakers Rajesh Krishnan and Anne Veh will be joining us for this very special evening. After the film John Malloy (featured in the film and Healing Circles) has offered to anchor a healing circle. The film helps create a safe space and it lends itself well for a circle of reflection.

Here is what the filmmakers say about the film:
“This film is a universal healing story that brings together many interconnected elements: children, animals, nature, silence and the power of safe, non-judgemental listening spaces. One of our greatest inspirations to make the film was witnessing how Steve Karlin and John Malloy do not teach the children—rather, they create a “safe space” where the children learn experientially. As we began screening the film in schools, juvenile detention centers, community groups andspiritual institutions, we experienced that the film was also naturally culminating in creating a safe space. Although hurt and vulnerable, the children in the film share deeply with wisdom and clarity. Both the children and the animals visibly heal, creating a container that allows for deep reflection.”

To learn more, check out these links:
Holding Circles of Healing

“We Are All In This Together” A Conversation With John Malloy

“The Wisdom Of Circles” In Conversation With John Malloy 

Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and the Green Sanctuary Committee of UUCPA


Films are shown on the fourth Friday of the month on a variety of topics and themes in the Fireside Room starting at 7:30 pm. Check out the TransitionPaloAlto website: for the title of the monthly film, or call the church office.

A typical agenda is to gather at 7:15 pm for social time; the film starts at 7:30 pm with a discussion following. Suggested donation is $5 – $10 to cover film costs and venue.

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