Reconnecting with America’s Heart & Soul

These days, America seems to be divided. Now is the time for Americans to reconnect and find healing! We are all motivated by our own drive to follow our dreams and achieve our goals in the face of adversity. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg demonstrates this in his timeless documentary, America’s Heart & Soul (now available on […]

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Gratitude Is at the Heart of Thanksgiving

If you’re feeling a bit hurried this time of year, it might be a good time to take a deep breath and refocus. Things can get busy in autumn with the approaching holidays. It’s easy to get swept up in the checklists and the performativity of celebrations. But Thanksgiving is not about checking off boxes […]

The Moon: Making the Invisible Visible

“With the sad and beautiful moonlight, Which sets the birds in the trees dreaming, And makes the fountains sob with ecstasy, The slender water streams among the marble statues.” So reads the final stanza of Paul Verlaine’s poem “Clair de lune,” which served as inspiration for the ubiquitous Debussy composition of the same name.  Let’s […]

Tapping Into Spirituality Through Nature & Art

Tapping Into Spirituality Through Nature & Art How do you tap into your spiritual self? People who feel connected to a higher power or to the people around them are more likely to participate in their community and get involved in political actions. There are so many ways that people can tap into their spiritual […]

World Kindness Day on November 13

Celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13

Kindness is not timid or weak. Instead, kindness is a revolutionary act of generosity and compassion. The first World Kindness Day was introduced as an international holiday in 1998. A coalition of kindness NGOs got together to form the World Kindness Movement, and November 13th is an annual opportunity for people to practice kindness. Reflect […]

Harnessing Nature for a Sustainable Future

How the United Nations Is Harnessing Nature for a Sustainable Future

We Can Save The World For The Next Generation. “We can make today the day we stop thinking that the changes required are impossible and beyond us. We can start realizing that they are not only possible, but what the future requires of us. We must stop turning from the warnings of science and fear […]

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Meet Genevieve Vincent on the Moving Art Season 3 Soundtrack

Thanks for taking some time to relax and listen to the Moving Art season 3 soundtrack. Now that you’ve had a chance to listen to the sounds of Moving Art Season Three, we’re taking you deeper into the music by interviewing the composers behind each piece. Today, we sat down with Genevieve Vincent, who created pieces […]

Urgent! Preserve the Brazilian Rainforest

Losing Rainforests Can Damage The Entire Ecosystem If the earth could speak, it would say “Urgent! Preserve the Brazilian Rainforest!” As wildfires ravish the West Coast of the United States, it’s easy to forget the wildfires that rage in other parts of the world. The Brazilian rainforest has been particularly affected by wildfires, among many […]

The Role of Mushroom Agriculture in Fighting Poverty

What Can Mushrooms Do To Help Society? Around the world, mushroom farming has provided opportunities to people in poverty-stricken communities. In East Asia and Africa, mushroom agriculture is being used to combat poverty and create sustainable agriculture practices. Read on to see more mushroom agriculture in fighting poverty October 17th is the International Day for the […]

Studies Show You Need More Time in Nature

Nature Is Good For Your Mind And Body We all know it feels good to spend time in nature. It’s rejuvenating to take in the fresh air and gaze on the landscape, coming back into balance within our bodies. But it’s not just psychological. There is a growing body of work showing that your brain […]

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How Smiles and Gratitude Can Change Your Life

Smiles can really heal! Take a deep breath and coax a smile onto your face. October 2nd is World Smile Day! It’s a holiday about celebrating happiness during this transformational time. Smiles and gratitude can have a powerful effect on your life. Smiling can even boost your immunity! Read on to see how smiles and gratitude can […]

Mushroom Movement: Making the Invisible Visible

“When people see my images, a lot of times they will say, ‘Oh my God,’” says filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg. “Have you ever wondered what that meant? The ‘oh’ means it caught your attention, it makes you present, it makes you mindful. The ‘my’ means it connects with something deep inside your soul, it creates a […]

Traveling With Louie Schwartzberg’s Moving Art Series

Best Things To Watch During Covid There’s nothing more delightful for an armchair traveler than getting a high-definition tour of the globe, on-demand. On Netflix, the Moving Art series is the perfect armchair tour of the world’s ecosystems. From deserts to waterfalls, Louie Schwartzberg explores hidden habitats and the interconnectedness of life on earth.

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Meet Lisbeth Scott on the Moving Art Season 3 Soundtrack

Now that you’ve had a chance to listen to the sounds of Moving Art Season Three, we’re taking you deeper into the music by interviewing the composers behind each piece. Today, we sat down with Lisbeth Scott, who created pieces for the Macchu Picchu episode. Enjoy a bit of her music before we start the […]

The Lesson of the Ant: Making the Invisible Visible

“All the best work is done the way that ants do things — by tiny but untiring and regular additions.” So wrote the author Koizumi Yakumo, commenting on the way ants accomplish herculean tasks slowly, little by little. This time-lapse ant film is making the invisible visible. Let’s talk about ants for a moment. To […]

Disrupting the New Normal: Meet Activist Artist Ruth Westreich

Disrupting the New Normal: Meet Activist Artist Ruth Westreich Healing can come in many shapes and forms. Just ask Ruth Westreich, president of the Westreich Foundation, who works to bring arts programs to hospitals and creates her own activist art. Ruth is an artist, philanthropist, and activist. For many years, she’s brought art into the […]

The Fight to Save the Bees

Who Is Championing The Bees? “At times, we forget the importance of pollination,” writes one Moving Art viewer who was inspired by Louie Schwartzberg’s passionate defense of pollinators. We all need to join the fight to save the bees! “We depend on pollinators for over a third of the fruits and vegetables we eat. Bees and […]

How to Build a House Out of Mushrooms

Mycelium For Building Materials? “One of the giant lessons I think we’ve learned, which we probably took for granted, was the human need for connection,” said Moving Art filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg on the Quarantine Creatives podcast.  One mind-blowing thought, could we as humans possibly one day build a house out of mushrooms? “What nature has shown […]

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Meet Moniker on the Moving Art Season 3 Soundtrack

Now that you’ve had a chance to listen to the sounds of Moving Art Season Three, we’re taking you deeper into the music by interviewing the composers behind each piece. Here, we sat down with Conrad Wedde, member of the New Zealander trio known as “Moniker,” who created the piece “Ray Of Lights” with its […]

Heroes of the Local Food Movement

How Else Can We Get Back To Nature? “We’ve got to get out of the way and let nature heal itself,” said Moving Art filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg on the Practice You podcast, pointing out ways we can change our agriculture practices and make a more sustainable world. Louie has been covering the rise of community […]