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Starting any documentary is always chaotic and confusing. Even if you have the story well set in your mind, almost nothing depends on you, and it can be a little anxiety provoking. In my case The Perfection of Giving was no different. When I learned about the 108 Lives Project, I was not even looking […]

The Homeless Brazilian Poet Finds Kindness – “The Conditioned”

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This short documentary has been seen by over 4 million people. It was chosen as a “Vimeo Staff Pick”. It’s a Facebook Story; the best Facebook Story, if you ask me. It is very emotional and inspiring to watch. In 4 minutes it will take you on a little bit of a roller coaster ride. […]

“I Am” – Documentary Recommendation

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“I am” is one of the most honest documentaries that I have seen in the last year. It is a first person account by Hollywood director Tom Shadyac, as he questions everything he has and doesn’t have in life, and takes on the mission of traveling the world searching for answers and the true meaning of […]

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The whole documentary The Perfection of Giving, profiles a young organization 108 Lives Project, founded in New York City, by Hector Marcel and a group of his students at the Three Jewels Buddhist center in the East Village. It has then expanded into Australia and Argentina. The goal of the organization was to find a […]

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Computers and technology is second nature to millennial. But not so for older people! “Sean Butler, a 16-year-old sophomore, initiated the program two years ago, offering to share his tech knowledge in 45-minute, one-on-one mentoring sessions with members of the nearby Carmel Foundation,” A completely selfless act of generosity from the young to the not […]

Meet The Volunteer – Bev from the 108 Lives Project

Meet The Volunteer – Bev from the 108 Lives Project

Meet Bev, one of the volunteers of the 108 Lives Project. The first chapter of The Perfection Of Giving is focus almost exclusively on the work of the 108 Lives volunteers and how their work in Nepal change them and made them happier people. Bev currently runs the 108 Lives initiative in Australia. They are […]

Trailer – The Perfection of Giving

Trailer – The Perfection of Giving

The Perfection of Giving: a documentary feature film about the act of giving, and the practical and philosophical benefits of generosity at an individual and social level. The film follows a group of volunteers as they start their first organization and find happiness through the struggles of thinking about others first.

Meet The Volunteer – Phil from the 108 Lives Project

Meet The Volunteer – Phil from the 108 Lives Project

Meet Phil, one of the volunteers of the 108 Lives Project. He is one of the kindest and most giving people I know. This is what the other volunteers had to say about him. The first chapter of The Perfection Of Giving is focus almost exclusively on the work of the 108 Lives volunteers and how […]

Meet The Volunteer – Peter from the 108 Lives Project

Meet The Volunteer – Peter from the 108 Lives Project

Meet Peter, one of the volunteers of the 108 Lives Project. He kindly helped with fundraising efforts in New York, and traveled to Nepal to work with organization. This is what the other volunteers had to say about him. The first chapter of The Perfection Of Giving is focus almost exclusively on the work of the 108 […]

Meet The Volunteer – Missy from 108 Lives Project

Meet The Volunteer – Missy from 108 Lives Project

Meet Missy, one of the volunteers of the 108 Lives Project. She worked really hard fundraising and with the merchandising efforts. In her month in Nepal she helped all the time, even when it was hard, selflessly! The first chapter of The Perfection Of Giving is focus almost exclusively on the work of the 108 […]