This symposium on the theme of compassion is presented by Campfire Stories in collaboration with Films For Action. We’re super proud to present our guests; author and eco-philosopher Charles Eisenstein and film producer Fritzi Horstman.
Please excuse the technical trouble during the first two minutes.
1. Opening and a brief presentation from Mattias Olsson, founder of Campfire Stories.
2. Filmmaker Fritzi Horstman on her work with the Compassion Prison Project.
3. Screening of Fritzi’s short film “Step Inside the Circle”.
4. Q and A.
5. Charles Eisenstein‘s key-note presentation on the importance of Compassion and the usefulness of the question “What’s it like to be you?”.
6. Introduction of the short film “On Compassion” from Mattias Olsson and Boris Laible of Campfire Stories.
7. The world premiere of the film ”On Compassion”.
8. Q and A.
Watch the symposium above and a trailer below.


Watch tons of great documentaries at Films For Action.
Check out more on Charles Eisenstein.
Find out more about Fritzi’s work with Compassion Prison Project.
Watch the film On Compassion in full resolution.
Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Boris working with the audio and editing of On Compassion.
This is the essay from Charles Eisenstein that was the inspiration for our film.
And here’s a video version of it.

After our symposium Charles Eisenstein invited Fritzi Horstman as a gust on his podcast. In their conversation they delve even deeper into the topic of prisons and compassion. Listen to it here.

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