Best of MY HERO Films

Get inspired by wonderful heroes, creative short films & powerful activism in film.

Excellent Professional work

Facebook Stories - The Conditioned

Producer: Facebook Stories - Michael Marantz
Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho was homeless in Brazil, for nearly 35 years. In April 2011, he was befriended by a young woman named Shalla Monteiro. Impressed by his poetry she created a Facebook Page to feature Raimundo’s writing. Neither could have expected what happened next.

Words Have Power

Produced by:Lynne Cherry
10-year-old Jaysa rallies the community with her speeches about how the power plant causes asthma and “so much suffering.” When they succeed in shutting down the plant, Jaysa concludes that “words have power.”

Human Rights & Tolerance

I'll take it from here... Because I'm a Girl

Produced by:Raj Yagnik, Shona Hamilton
One in three girls around the world is denied an education by the daily realities of poverty, conflict or discrimination.

Upstanders: The Mosque Across the Street

Produced by:Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
What happens when a mosque moves across the street from a church in the Bible Belt?


Vital Voices: Hawa Abdi

Producer: Aaron Kisner
Dr. Hawa Abdi is Somalia's first female gynecologist. When the central government collapsed in 1989, Dr. Abdi's one-room clinic on her family farm began treating and housing local people fleeing the fighting.

Tipping Scales: The Story of Lisa Jura

Producer: The Righteous Conversations Project Students

Tipping Scales' follows the journey of a young woman on the Kindertransport from Vienna to London in 1938. This short film was created by students in the Righteous Conversations Project Digital Storytelling Workshop, Summer 2015.

Professional Music Video

Mr. Blue Sky

Producer: Michael Patterson & Candace Reckinger - Song by ELO
An imaginative interpretation of the ELO song Mr. Blue Sky.

SFU Public Square ONE VOICE Music Project

Producer: SFU Public Square/Sarah Van Borek from CANADA
The power of music, media, performance and collaboration to bridge divides and inspire appreciation for diverse communities.

College Narrative


Producer: Ryan Coogler
A touching story that reminds us not to be limited by preconceived notions.

Present Trauma

Produced by:Mark Manalo
'Present Trauma' is a psychological drama about Keith, a Marine veteran struggling to cope with family life after a combat tour overseas.

High School Music Video

Hands Up Don't Shoot

Produced by:RAP ARTIST:Queen McElrath, DIRECTOR: Aniea Cody, PRODUCER: Todd Youn...
Nashville students, Queen McElrath and team show love and talent for Michael Brown and the people of Ferguson Missouri.


Produced by:Logan Cascia - Music by Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Portrait of hero Tommy Carroll, who embraces his disability and doesn't view his blindness as a handicap--and meets his hero, skateboard legend Tony Hawk.

Elementary Music Video

Heartbeat of the Earth

Producer: The Dreamteam
The Earth needs us and we need the Earth.

Picture the World

Producer: The Dreamteam
Picture A World of Peace


Composition For Sustained Rain

Producer: Groupo Humus from ARGENTINA
The leaks of a house become the perfect excuse for an aquatic symphony.

The Dream of Life - Alan Watts

Producer: Isaac Blencowe
Visualizing an inspiring and profound speech from the late Alan Watts.

Dreaming & Taking Action

A Case for Dreaming

Producer: The Moxie Institute/Dir. Tiffany Shlain

This short 6 min film explores the creative and emotional importance of….letting our brains do nothing.

Hummingbird [excerpt from dirt! THE MOVIE]

Producer: Bill Benenson, Gene Rosow and Eleonore Dailly
Wangari Maathai shares a simple story to illustrate a powerful point.


Organizer created on 6/28/2017 6:55:15 PM by Wendy Milette

Last edited 5/14/2020 1:36:59 PM by Wendy Milette