The MacArthur Foundation backed the University of California Humanities Research Institute to re-imagine the experience of education. They commissioned me to bring the sense of the courageous & transformational findings to film.
‘Is it true?‘ exists as one of the most profound questions. A question you would do well to ask yourself often. Pay full attention to this few minutes with the enigmatic and mysterious Byron Katie.
I don’t know. But I know that I don’t know. I love that I don’t know. That I can never know for sure. So I have stopped looking to understand you. Or convince you …
I’ve often wondered how many leaders have faced themselves with the question ‘would I follow myself?‘ And, how many are courageous enough to follow the seemingly untrodden path of knowing themselves.
This footage is revealing of what is under all Soul Biographies Inner View. Most probably a must for all drawn to the nature of these films. There is a field. This field is the very atmosphere in which I film. It elicits something different in nature. In Dallas, I sat in this field. This time, in front of the camera. And this is what happened.
Might we all have a part to play in the life of another? This film captures the experience of an extraordinary soul. From the holocaust to the delights of the London Underground. Meet Alison. 93. Alive. Very alive.
‘… there’s so much love in my heart that it scares people to the point where it scares me sometimes.’ This is beautiful. Watch this gently. Watch this attentively. Watch this with yourself in mind. And know this. Wherever I go. Wherever I look. I find people like Anita. I find people like you.
It’s 2am. You’re wide awake. Feeling alone. Unseen. And inexplicably lost. Discontent despite all that you have around you. The people. Your life. Your dreams. You wear a face that tells the world you’re OK, but you’re not. You’re bone achingly tired from the relentless game of belonging.
Inner View is a way to see and experience a deeper aspect of all people, beyond the assumptions and defenses that keep us hidden from each other. It is the way in which Soul Biographies are made. Guest lessons from the Inner View Program will appear here, and change from time to time.
From the opening question ‘Would the boy you once were be inspired by the man you’ve become?’ this six minute film might sit uncomfortably for many. Uncomfortable and inspiring in the same breath. ‘Who might you gather around you to inspire a life of significance?’