From the festival website:
A Gaia Film is a movie that inspires us, lifts our spirit, or transforms our lives. A Gaia Film makes us feel more hopeful, more thankful, more connected, more passionate, and better about life in general. We identify with a Gaia Film's characters on a deep, emotional level, and are motivated by their stories to pursue positive change in our own lives. A Gaia film honors the belief that simple choices can change the world and inspires us to make a difference.
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Running concurrently with the Gaia Film Fest is the Conscious Media Insititute's Awakening the Visionary Film Artist weeklong intensive summer film and screenwriting program running June 18–24, 2008 in
From the program website:
You’ve dreamed of making a difference with your films, of tapping into your deepest inspiration. The Conscious Media Institute (CMI) utilizes screenwriting workshops and contemplative creativity exercises to make those dreams a reality. Held adjacent to the Gaia Film Festival, CMI is also a forum within which filmmaking professionals can exchange wisdom from both sides of the camera.
The program costs $900 and includes an