Sept. 28th – Aspen Film FILMMAKER + PANEL DISCUSSION “Changemakers Rising Up: Get Connected, Take Action, Make A Difference”

Aspen Film FILMMAKER + PANEL DISCUSSION “Changemakers Rising Up: Get Connected, Take Action, Make A Difference

WeRiseUP b​rings together some of the most brilliant, accomplished & high-impact leaders of our day to redefine a new model of success and to uplift & empower people to live radically fulfilled, purpose-driven lives. ​WeRiseUP The Movie features key global leaders including His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Amina J. Mohammed (Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and a former Minister of Environment of Nigeria), Blake Mycoskie (Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS Shoes), Moby (Grammy Musician), John Mackey (CEO, Whole Foods Market), Dwight Howard (NBA All-Star), Luke Nosek (Co-Founder PayPal), along with many others. Sat, Sept 28 | 10:30 AM | Here House (614 East Cooper, Aspen) Aspen Film + Here House Members FREE | General Admission $10 at the door

WeRiseUP The Movie & Movement had recent launch events at 2019 Sundance Film Festival, 2019 SXSW in Austin, TX, and during the World Economic Forum in Davos. WeRiseUP was also invited by San Diego Unified School Districts, during the San Diego International Film Festival, to participate in school programs which brought WeRiseUP to over 20 high schools in San Diego in order to promote meaningful exploration for students into what their role is in creating the future of humanity.

The Colorado-based team includes Kate Maloney, Ph.D., Creator and Executive Producer of WeRiseUP the Movie, a social-impact founder and entrepreneur with nine successful company exits, and an INC 500 company founder named Top Boulder Entrepreneur by Inc. Magazine. Michael Shaun Conaway, Director, CEO of Storyworks, and Alex Melnyk, Producer, President of Storyworks, founded the Boulder-based creative agency and production company, creating films and branding for leading companies such as NASA, Hewlett Packard, Telus, Microsoft, Gap International, and Nike. The award-winning team also includes Peter Kater, 2018 Grammy Award-winning Composer, and William Gazecki, Academy Award Nominated Editor.

With the world in the midst of a tremendous period of transition, our current success models aren’t adequate to support the future that is quickly emerging. ​WeRiseUP The Movie articulates a new model of success in the world. WeRiseUP curates an intimate inquiry to explore what it will take for humanity to create a thriving future. Transitioning between penetrating dialogue and cinematically stunning visuals accompanied by resonating music this film is a radical departure from the expert-driven documentary, into a profound personal journal of inquiry, reflection, and action.

PANELISTS: WeRiseUP creators Kate Maloney, Michael Shaun Conaway, Alex Melnyk, Paul Miller AKA DJ Spooky
COMMUNITY PARTNERS: 
Here House, Paradise Bakery

Panel discussion tickets are free for Aspen Film and Here House members and general admission is $10 at the door. Festival passes and memberships can be purchased online at aspenfilm.org/aspen-film-membership

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