Watch these STORYHIVE projects for World Kindness Day

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Photo credit: 10,000 Gifts, Produced by Arianna Augustine
Photo credit: 10,000 Gifts, Produced by Arianna Augustine

Every November 13, World Kindness Day reminds us to celebrate acts of kindness. It shows the positive impact that kindness can have on individuals, communities and the world at large. As always, we know that film and screen-based storytelling has the power to affect change and the way we see the world around us.

Check out these STORYHIVE projects from B.C. and Alberta-based storytellers that portray the spirit and power of kindness.

From now until November 21, you can watch each of these titles on TELUS Optik Channel 707 and on the STORYHIVE YouTube in our World Kindness Day playlist.

10,000 Gifts (STORYHIVE Editions)

With over 10,000 years of local history, Quw'utsun elders walk alongside the students and staff of a small Cowichan Valley school that is demonstrating the humility and courage required for reconciliAction.

Everyone Is An Artist: Creating Kindness Through Art (STORYHIVE Open Call)

Start your creative journey from the comfort of your own home. Join this STORYHIVE content creator in highlighting the benefits of doing pour art and learn how to be more accepting of others and yourself in the process.

Good in Terrace (STORYHIVE Voices)

Have a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes for the Thornhill Fire Department to put on their annual parade of lights fundraiser for the food bank.

Hot Dogs For Life (STORYHIVE Editions)

Skully White, a hot dog vendor in Abbotsford, B.C., donated a kidney to a customer in need. He now offers "Free Hot Dogs for Life" to anyone who does the same. 

In A New Light (STORYHIVE Editions)

In a New Light is the story of a retired police officer managing her PTSD with the help of her service dog, Stark. 

Just Another Beautiful Family (STORYHIVE Editions)

An ordinary suburban family. Five kids, a minivan, a mom and transgender dad. One family’s story of identity, trust and transformation.

Kelsey Learns! (STORYHIVE Voices)

Kelsey boosts her self-esteem and faces her monsters with a self defense training session with Kamloops professional Mike LaPierre at Valley Jiu-Jitsu.

My Friend’s Pets (STORYHIVE Voices)

Sarah Von Gertzen travels around the Edmonton area interviewing friends about the bonds they’ve made with their pets. In the first episode, Sarah invites you into her home to introduce you to some of her pets before you begin visiting her friends and their pets together. 

Randall to the Rescue! (STORYHIVE Voices)

Randall helps out an expecting mother and personal fitness trainer find a beautiful, yet practical maternity dress. The challenge for Randall is a full workout in the Edmonton River Valley.

Restorative Gardening (STORYHIVE Voices)

Jordan shares the mental health benefits of having a green thumb. This series takes audiences through the beginning stages of planting roots to the end stages of a thriving ecosystem. 

Uplift (STORYHIVE Voices)

Hear the stories of those in Edmonton who've laid the foundation for the Council of Canadians of African & Caribbean Heritage.

YVR Funny! (STORYHIVE Voices)

Vancouver’s funniest new comedians perform short stand-up sets and let you behind the scenes with intimate interviews.

Vancouver-based drag performer and stand-up comedian Toddy performs a short stand-up set involving cheeseburgers and vegans, and then shares how to set up comedians for success.

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Posted onNov 13, 2023
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