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Four Chambers (2013)

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Disillusioned with his life in the rat race, Imanuel Goncalves began a journey to find something better. We live on a troubled planet; there’s so much anger, anxiety, fear and confusion. But it can also be a beautiful world – a world alive with possibility and purpose, if only we can learn to unlock it.

In his travels, Emanuel met many people and began to realize that the measure of a successful life wasn’t about money and material wealth. Rather, that those who would make the most of this world shared four key qualities – four attributes that we each have within us, but that we sometimes don’t use to their fullest: compassion, courage, vision, wonder.

What we carry in our hearts defines us. And the more we are able to use these four qualities in our own daily lives, the more we are able to shape a better world around ourselves.

Imanuel Goncalves
Neil Garrett

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peter_westergaard, posted on August 20, 2016

"What if you could leave every person you met in life, in a more positive state than when you found them." Properly the most intelligent quote I've heard to date.

TIMJ, posted on August 7, 2015

I really want to like this inspirational short, and to recommend it to friends, and it was indeed great...until it got to the segment of Dr. Ben Carson.

Carson is a fairly strident homophobe, who once joked that anti-gay bakers should put poison in 'gay wedding cakes.' When asked about this during a subsequent interview, Mr. Carson remarked that people who were upset over his poisoned wedding cake 'joke' were being immature.

It is also worth noting that the Southern Poverty Law Center–-which monitors hate groups across the US--had placed Carson on its Extremist Watch List, putting him alongside other dangerous individuals.

Mr. Carson's disingenuousness and hatred pretty much undermine any point he would try to make about "wisdom" in the Four Chambers film. If his segment in this film were replaced, I would recommend this short film to others.

dee.cully, posted on September 11, 2016

I loved this film. And then you posted your comment, and I'm left with how to marry this man who overcame so much with someone who would be a homophobe. I agree there is little wisdom in that! So, I have a theory about people and I wonder what you think....I believe that there are "groups" of people who cannot process their own feelings about how society has portrayed them and transfer their feelings of undiagnosed self-hatred onto another group that society also portrays in a "negative" way. In this instance Mr Carson grew up, a black child in USA. We understand now how government policy was strategic in ensuring that the black population were systematically abused financially, mentally, physically and emotionally. It took a lot to escape the layers and layers of racial discrimination. There has also been a strategic campaign against any sexuality that is not straight. And of course, humans are and should never be straight about anything, the whole point of being human is to find your place in yourself and be able to express it. Anyhow...I think some people, if they have not reflected on their own "real" experiences, will just project them, in this case he has chosen gay people, it could have been a religion he took against....I'm not sure....I'm trying to find wisdom in him being given a platform in this beautiful film.

lgs830, posted on October 6, 2014

This is an awesome film. It has made me stop and think about my own life and how much of it I take for granted. This is a film that adults and children alike should watch.

nazuz, posted on August 1, 2014

Excellent! Students and adults should watch this. It is inspiring and the possibilities of what we all are capable of accomplishing not only in our own lives but in the lives of other's is endless. Very moving and inspiring! Life Changing!

uragreat12, posted on November 23, 2013

Awesome, Heart-felt, Inspiring, profound. A game-changer

glenda.edwards77, posted on September 15, 2016


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