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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TORONTO – October 29, 2009
In our globalized world, everybody is fast becoming our neighbour. The Golden Rule “treat others as you would want to be treated…” - is becoming an urgent necessity.
What: A film presentation of “Animating the Golden Rule…” – a new documentary by award winning filmmaker Tina Petrova. This life affirming video depicts high school youth in self-directed explorations of art, music, rap and drama, embodying the core values of “The Golden Rule,” (ethic of reciprocity) of 13 of the world’s great religions.
Following the film presentation, there will be an Interfaith panel discussion on Compassion with the Filmmakers present, Paul Mckenna (creator of the Golden Rule poster) and other special invited guests.
Where: University of Toronto Multi Faith Centre, Koffler Institute, 569 Spadina Avenue (at the Circle).
When: November 12th, 2009 from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm.
On November 12th, 2009,The United Nations will unveil The Charter for Compassion (based on The Golden Rule).
Sponsored by TED (Technology, Entertainmentand Design)and The Fetzer Institute, The Charter for Compassion calls upon the world to take practical and sustained action in an effort to address the political, religious, social and cultural issues of our time.
This official Toronto Partner event, celebrating the launch, will propel viewers on a journey of discovery, giving life to what many consider to be the most consistent moral teaching throughout history, “Do unto others as you would have them do to you…”
The Charter for Compassion is a single document drafted by leading thinkers of different faiths, not only to restore compassionate thinking, but more importantly compassionate action, in all walks of life.
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