UPDATE: Due to concerns about rising COVID-19 cases, the in person film festival has been cancelled, but the virtual film festival will still take place August 13th to 22nd. Nick is working to see if he will be able to do a virtual workshop during the online event.
Nick and the Awesome in Action team are thrilled to announce that a short film directed/edited by Jaime Peak and produced by Cindy Peak has been accepted for the 2021 Compassion Film Festival!
The short film Awesome in Action is 21 minutes long and focuses on Nick’s story and his journey to become an author and activist.
“The mission of the Compassion Film Festival is to create a mode of compassionate living by screening inspirational films, presentations, and workshops that provide vision, education, tools, and resources for individuals to cultivate compassionate actions in their lives.”
The film festival is in person August 13th to 15th and online August 16th to 22nd and takes place in Carbondale, Colorado.
Nick will be attending the film festival in person. Nick is excited to announce that he will have a table at the festival with information about Awesome in Action and will be presenting a workshop on Saturday, August 14th. Nick’s workshop will involve of a new version of his Anyone Can Be a Hero presentation.
Nick and his team believe that Compassion Film Festival’s mission aligns with his own, and he hopes he can continue to spark a shift in the way we think about abilities by spreading his message of inclusivity and diversity.
We hope to see you in August!