Director and Writer: Thomas Torelli, Production: Un Altro Mondo / Divisione Red Joss, Language: English, French, Italian, Italy, 2018, 68′, Rights: World
A compelling and moving documentary featuring the world-renowned American author and alternative medicine advocate Deepak Chopra and the prominent American developmental biologist Bruce Harold Lipton among others, that examines the scientific implications and values of forgiveness as well as the physical, mental and spiritual health benefits for individuals, relationships, and societies as a whole.
CHOOSE LOVE explores many different facets of forgiveness, addressing new scientific findings, and raising some important questions. The documentary describes a journey of transformation through growth in knowledge and awareness. The seeds of a new form of humanity are present in empathy, love, and the true character of forgiveness. CHOOSE LOVE talks about this choice, accompanying the philosophical and spiritual aspects with new scientific insights. It gives voice to people who have made this journey and tells the stories of people throughout history who, despite everything, have chosen the path of forgiveness, such as the Aboriginal people from Australia.
True stories that describe a process of openness, forgiveness, and love that breaks down prejudice and divisions. We need to change ourselves to change the world because it is only by feeling strong and grounded that one can find the power for forgiveness.
Featuring: Deepak Chopra, Bruce H. Lipton, Claudio Pagliara, Everett L. Worthington Jr., Gherardo Colombo, Daniel Lumera, Joe Vitale, Ivan Nossa, Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, Elena Bianchi, Scarlett Lewis, Yolande Mukagasana, Phil Walleystack, Bill Webb, Nina Webb
Selected at Clorofilla Film Festival Awards 2019 (Italy)
Selected Miami River Art Fair Film Pavilion 2019 (Italy)