Turn toward life

Turn Toward Life TV is an evolving library of streaming sound and video, exploring reverence for life as a spiritual path, and as the hope for a sustainable future. We invite you to also visit our document-oriented sister

TurnTowardLife.TV is the cooperative effort of a loosely-knit network of kindred spirits around the world. We, each in our own way, are seeking to embody, recognize, encourage, and celebrate reverence for life in its many forms and expressions. In parallel with our text-, art- and activism-oriented sister site, www.turntowardlife.org, we seek to showcase the clearest, strongest and most beautiful expressions of the love of life that will contribute to the healing of our wounded planet. Some of these videos are streamed from our own servers and some are streamed from the servers of other media and public service organizations. Please recommend inspiring videos for inclusion in this evolving eco-spiritual resource center

Joanna Macy: The Work That Reconnects

Four hours of talks and workshop sessions focusing on bringing compassion, awareness and creativity to the ecological crises of our time on lmnp 2019.
We are happy to announce that Dr. Macy has made four hours of her videotaped talks and workshop sessions available here for viewing online free of charge.
Ph.D., a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. In her workshops she counsels the embracing of pain about the world as a way of deepening our connection to it.

Vijali: World Wheel: One Woman's Pilgrimage for World Peace

Vijali is a sculptor who weaves her artwork into the lives of the communities she visits as she journeys across the world carving monumental expressions of reverence for life.

The Shift: Highlights from a documentary in the making.

Lighthouse Films, in cooperation with The Alliance for a New Humanity, is working on a major documentary film about creative, compassionate and empowering responses to world in ecological and political crisis.

Carl Anthony & Paloma Pavel: Voices from the Community

Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company, Oakland, CA. Teens explore theatre / dance / music / performance as a path toward self-awareness, self-expression, personal empowerment & social change.

Vision to Action: Young People Dreaming a New World

Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company, Oakland, CA. Teens explore theatre / dance / music / performance as a path toward self-awareness, self-expression, personal empowerment & social change.

Sustainable Solutions: Community Success Stories

A book from the Ford Foundation focusing on the themes of the World Summit for Sustainable Development (held in Johannes- burg, South Africa in 2002), inspired Earth House, in Oakland, CA, to create a video edition. The initiatives featured exemplify the creative efforts of people and communities worldwide who are developing and implementing working models for a sustainable future.

Dorothy Fadiman: _Radiance: The Experience of Light

Through religion, philosophy, psychology, art, and architecture, RADIANCE presents light as a universal symbol of life. This film invites the viewer to see how images of light continue from ancient cultures through modern times, connecting the visions of people throughout the world. Natural images, unusual special effects, and poetic narration are woven together with musical selections to develop an evocative documentary on light, from the metaphysical to the physical.