Video Links

The videos listed below have been selected and pre-screened for possible use by a facilitator in the process of going through this program and teaching the content. All these videos can be used in a variety of ways within specific contexts (topic introduction, reflective writing prompt, creative project modeling, or even homework assignments).

The videos are in the order that they appear in Lessons 1-9. All videos are publicly available at no cost and can be found on YouTube or Vimeo or through The Forgotten International website. The “by line” indicates who posted it.

Unit 1 - Gratitude

“First World Problems Anthem” by WaterisLife.com (1 minute)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxyhfiCO_XQ

“No Arms, No Legs, No Worries” by Nick Vujicic, edited by HumplePie Entertainment (4 minutes)

https://youtu.be/8jhcxOhIMAQ

“Gratitude” - by Moving Art™ (6 minutes)

https://youtu.be/nj2ofrX7jAk

“Music Videos by Nimo”

https://www.emptyhandsmusic.org/videos

“Nimo’s Ted Talk: From solving to serving to surrender: Nimesh Patel”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0gmjRwimqY

Unit 2 - The Real World

“The Miniature Earth” (2010 edition) Official version by Al Lucca (3 minutes)

https://youtu.be/i4639vev1Rw

“The Sharing Experiment” by Action Against Hunger (2 minutes)

https://youtu.be/zFTspq_nzG4

Unit 3 - The Problems We Face

“What is a human right?” by United Nations Human Rights (2 minutes)

https://youtu.be/JpY9s1Agbsw

“Basic Human Needs” by Wavy Gravy & Ace of Cups

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7ailgfJQck

Unit 4 - Empathy

“Homeless Boy Steals The Talent Show” from Korea’s Got Talent (8 minutes)

https://youtu.be/tZ46Ot4_lLo

“Children Full of Life” Part 1” (10 minutes)

https://youtu.be/armP8TfS9Is

“Children Full of Life”

https://youtu.be/1tLB1lU-H0M

“Sometimes You're A Caterpillar” by Dhescaleigh and Kat Blaque (3 minutes)

https://youtu.be/hRiWgx4sHGg

“Empathy vs. Sympathy” by KarmaTube

http://www.karmatube.org/videos.php?id=4646

Unit 5 - Compassion

“22 Random Acts of Kindness” by Syed Muzamil Hasan Zaidi (3 minutes)

https://youtu.be/wskG18saKk0

“2013 Kindness Challenge Winner - Hannah Brencher, More Love Letters” by Random Acts of Kindness (4 minutes)

https://youtu.be/h6VgNzJ04z8

“LA Man Loans House to Homeless Family for One Year” from Go Inspire Go 50/50

https://youtu.be/dOwMGYyGK7M

Act Of Sportsmanship Gives Texas High Schooler Shot At Glory NEWS!!! by Steve Hartman, CBS (3 minutes)

https://youtu.be/5rOhn1hkkok

“Giving More and More” by Nipun Mehta

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfsoJWLmRH0

Unit 6 - Poverty Near & Far

“Living on a Dollar a Day” Trailer by The Forgotten International (4 minutes)

https://youtu.be/eChk7walKiA

Unit 7 - Out of Poverty

“CNN: Feeding the Hungry, Nourishing the Soul” (3 minutes)

https://youtu.be/ZiC_9RHTvsA

“Back on My Feet” by Storytellers For Good (5 minutes)

https://youtu.be/Y62lCVARsfg

Unit 8 - Needs, Wants & Waste

“The Story of Stuff” by The Story of Stuff Project (2007 version - 22 minutes)

https://youtu.be/9GorqroigqM

Unit 9 - Happiness

Last scene from “The Pursuit of Happiness” by Ciprian Vatamanu (5 minutes)

https://youtu.be/pCq7eGKcs-w

Unit 10 - Doing Good

“Pre-school Kindness” by Random Acts of Kindness (3 minutes)

https://youtu.be/JRaBKR6EKow

“Doing Good in Hollywood” (Search celebrities and see how they give back)

https://www.looktothestars.org/

“Designing for Generosity” by Nipun Mehta

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpyc84kamhw

“What does it take to create a giver culture"?” by Nipun Mehta

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP17YsBrVkQ