Leigh-Kathryn Bonner is a third generation beekeeper and the founder of Bee Downtown. “The changing climate and the shortened seasons throw honeybees off.” Her solutions to help the bee population is to harvest bees on[…]
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Known to grow to the size of a small dog and live to 40 years old, the giant Tasmanian freshwater lobster is the largest of its kind in the entire world, but its home is[…]
During one week, we’ve been living intensely in an environmental community, called OUR Ecovillage. On their beautiful land near Shawnigan Lake on Vancouver Island (BC, Canada), they try to live as sustainable as possible, and[…]
Born to Build Bikes, a short documentary film, tells the story of bicycle designer Todd Shusterman. At the age of 7, Todd received a bicycle for Christmas and assembled it himself. This experience sparked a[…]
** Current Mission Winner** Sylvester Bhaiya: Transforming the Lives of Slum Children Through Soccer
Sylvester Bhaiya is the real life story of Delhi’s My Angel Academy, Life-Coached by Sylvester Peter since he was 13 yrs old himself, dedicating 29 years of his life to the children’s cause close to[…]
This is a short documentary about the Italian tattoo artist Simona Ercole, a dedicated and creative person who really loves what she does. This is a personal project which gave me the chance to measure[…]
The shop-window artist portrays Martin, an art historian who owns an antiques shop. The film is about a lifetime dream that lived differently than thought. Actually, Martin wanted to study art but he was always[…]
Impact Life was originally created after people in my community began telling me that I should document my story of all the people I have managed to help during the last few years, but in[…]
Sa Famille is a documentary film that was made in October 2015. The whole recording process took place in district 9, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Sa Famille is a story about Mr. Vincent Leopold[…]
Coming out of my chemo treatment into a new world, I did not know where my life was heading, and I spent this month searching inside and outside to where my path would take my[…]
Camphill Foundation celebrating 50 years of growing Camphill communities worldwide. The Camphill movement is an initiative for social change dedicated to creating intentional communities where the values of service, sharing, spiritual nourishment, and a commitment[…]
Can we still achieve our dreams despite unexpected obstacles? Mickey aspired to be a hang gliding pilot, Chad was enthralled by magic and Tommy longed to be a painter but life doesn’t always go as[…]
The true story of a woman who overcomes domestic violence and embraces her life, through the support of the Manly Women’s Shelter of Sydney, Australia. The Shelter “provides support for women in crisis to help[…]
In 2013, I was contacted by an organisation called WISER to help tell their incredible story of empowering girls in a very difficult, patriarchal society in rural Kenya. I went to the WISER campus in[…]
Wojtek is a young man with Down Syndrome, who in is own words loves Star Wars, Power Rangers, and bloody horror films. He and his father, Jerzy, go on a journey to collect cardboard boxes.[…]
This is the story of Vivek Chaturvedi, an “antifragile” innovator existing in modern times. Antifragile was coined by author Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his book Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder. Aadivaahan is Vivek’s creation[…]
This is the story of JoJo Wood, a young apprentice, learning the craft of Clog making. Often this type of trade is forgotten in our modern way of life, but “these crafts are a living[…]
Who will ensure that all of our children, including the abandoned babies and AIDS orphans are cared for? When Ruth Grobler grappled with that question, the answer became clear. This is a short documentary about[…]
Bhoomi College is a space for learning for those who are keen to work in the areas of alternative education or sustainable living. It is committed to a holistic approach to learning and living. Its[…]
Glen Herlihy and his team of volunteers began developing the Beacon Hill food forest in Seattle Washington back in 2009. The goal of the food forest is to not only grow a sustainable source of[…]
Ocean Defenders Alliance (ODA) is a marine conservation organization that became a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2002. The organization was founded by Kurt Lieber, an avid diver and self-made scholar of marine conservation news and[…]
Shelly Zacks was ready to retire and take it easy. Then she read Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv. With dedication and a community that galvanized around[…]
This video is a trailer for the longer award winning inspiring documentary. In the spirit of “American Movie” and “Be Kind Rewind,” DOUBLE DIGITS: THE STORY OF A NEIGHBORHOOD MOVIE STAR introduces us to 52-year-old[…]
Janelle Honeycutt suffered a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) as she was hit by a car. I would often see her and her caretakers at physical therapy. Many days I found myself down as I[…]
We at Stories Lived want to take a moment to wish everyone the best and brightest for 2017. As we exhaled in the past few days before embarking on the exciting year ahead, we reflected[…]
In mid-November 2016, Stories Lived posted its 100th video.
Stories Lived is honored to be featured this November / December edition of the Whole Living Journal. Click here to see our article on page 10 of the publication.
Stories Lived is thrilled to announce the Winner and Runners-up in the Stories Lived Online Video Contest – Personal Passion Category. Please visit the Contest Winners page for more details on the winners. Thank you[…]
Stories Lived is thrilled to announce the Winner and Runners-up in the Stories Lived Online Video Contest – Environmental Category. Please visit the Contest Winners page for more details on the winners. Thank you so[…]