The complex social and ecological crises of our time show us more and more clearly the necessity of a profound cultural transformation. How can we explore ways into a future worth living? How can we develop a new cultural story? How can we, as humanity, use this essential crisis to develop ourselves both individually and as a society? How are these two developments interconnected?
In order to find answers to these questions, the documentary “The World is Us – Exploring Ways Into a Future Worth Living” portrays inspiring people who bring new ways of thinking and doing to life. The film is about people who are actively involved in shaping a cultural transformation characterized by self-reflexion, humanity and sustainable thinking.
The focus lies on the question: How is inner growth—especially by means of deceleration, mindfulness and more conscious experience—related to cultural and societal change?
Andreas has acquired a wealth of knowledge through his studies in audiovisual media and his many years of work in the field of visual effects. “The World is Us” is his first documentary.
Melike is actually an accomplished speech therapist, but dared to embark on the adventure of documentary filmmaking. She is now successfully overseeing the film as an assisting director and interview partner.
Without Gregory, it would have been impossible to condense 75 hours of film footage into a movie that emerges the viewer into the lives of our protagonists for just a little under 100 minutes.
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