Oak Ridge Schools will show a documentary on kindness to middle school and high school girls at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 12.
The documentary, “Finding Kind,” will be shown at Oak Ridge High School, and the evening is expected last until approximately 8:30 p.m., with activities to include viewing the documentary, discussions led by Oak Ridge School staff counselors, and then wrapping up with the opportunity for girls to take a kindness pledge, to apologize to those they may have wronged, and then to express something kind to their peers, a press release said.
Door prizes will be awarded as well.
The press release said this event is recommended to girls ages 11 and up due to language and some content. This event is free of charge.
Here is more information about the documentary from the press release:
Filmmakers Lauren Parsekian and Molly Stroud, who met at Pepperdine University, set out in a cross-country journey of discovery and education. Interviewing women and girls along the way about their lives and experiences, Parsekian and Stroud find, among all the unique personal stories, some universal truths about growing up as girls.
“Finding Kind” is a document of that journey and the filmmaker’s quest to take these experiences and find a common ground of kindness and mutual respect. In addition to all the individual girls and women who share their personal experiences with the filmmakers, Parsekian and Stroud include interviews with respected experts and authors in the fields of psychology, education, and the interrelationships of women and girls.
Kind Campaign and the “Finding Kind” documentary are about bringing change to female relationships. The big picture, however, reveals so much more: we should all be kinder—females as well as males. In order to make the world a better place, we must change ourselves as individuals. It starts by being KIND.