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From Oscar®-nominated director Helen Whitney, this powerful film explores the act of forgiveness through a wide range of stories, from personal to national, illuminating its power, its limitations and, in some cases, its dangers.
FORGIVENESS explores the act of forgiveness through a wide range of stories, from adultery and personal betrayal to the post-genocidal reconciliation of nations. In focusing on specific instances of affliction one family torn apart by abandonment, the post-apartheid Truth and Reconciliation hearings in South Africa or the memories of 60s radicals coping with their violent acts of protest FORGIVENESS studies the psychological impetus and impacts of this crucial sentiment, illuminating its power, its limitations and, in some cases, its dangers.
Giving voice to the stories of nations and individuals who have suffered and struggled to forgive, FORGIVENESS provides a moving and much-needed chronicle of reconciliation.
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The film starts strong but then I started to note a message in the film. The film has a message that total forgiveness is simply an ideal and not an actual possibility. Read morePublished on January 2, 2012 by Brian Warner
This video is a good, broad overview on the subject of forgiveness. I would recommend this video to anyone who is looking into the subject of forgiveness.Published on November 7, 2011 by Norm Bucholtz
I was looking for the movie Forgiveness with Arnold Vosloo and I thought that's what I had purchased. The description of the one with Mr. Read morePublished on September 25, 2011 by BxVel