April 2 Bay Area Screening Of TEACH ME TO BE WILD

Posted by Anne Veh on Mar 22, 2017
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Dearest Friends,

It is with great joy that we invite you to our first community screening of “TEACH ME TO BE WILD: A Story of Hurt Children & their Animal Healers.

This feature length (59 mins) documentary will be followed by a Q&A with Rajesh Krishnan and Anne Veh (filmmakers), Steve Karlin, John Malloy and other special guests.

Sunday, April 2, 4:30 to 7 pm at The Lark Theater in Larkspur, CA
To confirm your presence, please RSVP here

Everyone is welcome, please feel free to share this invitation. There is no charge for admission, this event is offered in the spirit of a gift.

We feel blessed to be the caretakers of this special story; we are grateful to ServiceSpace for it's example and inspiration. This five year labor-of-love project is a beautiful collaboration of noble friends.


To learn more about the film and watch the trailer, please visit our film website.

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 children 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.

We look forward to seeing you at the screening!

In friendship and service,
Rajesh Krishnan and Anne Veh


  

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