Oakland CA Screening Of Teach Me To Be WILD June 14

Posted by Anne Veh on Jun 5, 2017
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Dear Friends,

We are happy to share an upcoming community screening of Teach Me To Be WILD on Wednesday, June 14 at 7pm at the New Parkway Theater in Oakland.

The screening, followed by a Q+A, is in support of Karma Cinema. Tickets are pay what you want at the door or buy in advance. 20% of the proceeds support a local Oakland organization with the rest supporting this wonderful community theater.

Everyone is Welcome!

The New Parkway Theater
474 24th Street, Oakland CA 94612
Directions

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 in service,
Anne and Rajesh

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