“We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike,” Maya Angelou astutely noted. Come experience meaningful stories from around the world that demonstrate a connection between people–how we really are similar–regardless of color, customs, country, environment, or language. At the screening of this extraordinary film collection, audiences will join in group discussion before voting for their short film favorite. In addition, groups receive study guides that provide further discussion questions, writing prompts and creative activities. Use these ideas to examine how the characters in the films overcome obstacles and how the stories in the films connect with your students’ own lives.