Cultural Resilience Film Clips

Here are some reflective films that may help in your relocation classes to uncover the inner resources necessary for building resilience when moving country. They can be used for contrast, support and to promote discussion of deeper values and feelings.

1. Reel Youth Film Festival screening on Cortes Island (2013)!

Words  – Mary Oliver

2. Richard Bandler

Determined to focus on the useful and good stuff

3. Dodgeball 5 D’s

A funny look at what NOT to do to build resilience – Great for teenagers moving country.

4. Sylvia Gearing

The 3 C’s attitudes of psychological resilience – Commitment to purpose / greater purpose / Control of emotions and the central place – anchored in the moment – Change and Challenge – good for conflict and engagement discussions in the classroom.