A Prayer For Compassion - Tallahassee Screening
Join us for the Tallahassee premiere of local award winning filmmaker Thomas Wade Jackson's new documentary, “A Prayer For Compassion”. We'll have a pre-reception in the theater at 6:30pm with food and drinks to sample and the screening will be at 7pm followed by a Q&A with the director. Make sure to get you tickets before they sell out.
This award winning film follows Thomas on a quest to make a better world for his daughter that crisscrosses America and takes him to Morocco for the UN Climate Conference and throughout the Indian subcontinent to ask the question, “Can compassion grow to include all beings? Can people who identify as religious or spiritual come to embrace the call to include all human and nonhuman beings in our circle of respect and caring and love?”Drawing on traditions including Christianity — evangelical, Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Friends (Quakers), Seventh Day Adventism, Unity, and more; Judaism; Islam; Hinduism; Buddhism; Jainism; the Native American tradition; Unitarian Universalism; Zoroastrianism; and the “spiritual but not religious” point of view — A Prayer for Compassion calls on people of faith and spiritual seekers of every stripe to come together to bring about a world in which “The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them… (Isaiah 11:6)
Warning: Some real life images may be disturbing to young children, parental discretion is advised.