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Kindness Is Contagious (2014)

Only available in Canada, United States

Kindness Is Contagious is a feel-good documentary, narrated by Catherine Ryan Hyde, the best-selling author of the novel (and film) Pay It Forward. It’s a film all about being nice and the benefits of being nice.

CEOs, baseball players, roller girls, concert pianists, artists, street performers, soup kitchen volunteers, police officers, models, and many more tell you their heartfelt stories of kindness and generosity.

Learn how a little generosity can help you live a happier, healthier, wealthier, longer and more fulfilling life.

James Fowler, Catherine Ryan Hyde, Dacher Keltner, Ralph Keyes, David Rand
David Gaz

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Heidi74, posted on June 15, 2016

why can ' t i watch it? it doesn't work(((

Paige.K@GAIA, posted on July 1, 2016

Hi Heidi74!

I'm sorry you are not able to watch the film. :(

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FollowYourBliss, posted on April 4, 2016

FANTASTIC FILM!!! If you want to feel great about humanity and our world...put this movie on and try not to wear a smile the whole time while you’re listening to all of these wonderful people recall how their lives were touched by acts of kindness :D Each and every story is beautiful. What I liked seeing the most, was how their faces lit up when they talked about it, the look of gratitude and love…priceless.

‘A genuine act of kindness makes me feel the way I think I really am…it’s almost like a coming home’
-Catherine Ryan Hyde

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on April 5, 2016

@LARUE721, thank you for letting us know the documentary inspired you!
You may also enjoy the documentary Finding Joe, which you can find at this link:

All the best,

joxyjules, posted on January 5, 2016

Wow, I love this documentary ... and what a blast to the past when we were back on Central Coast getting our start!

I have such fond memories of those years, and you were always living your 'pay it forward' quest on many levels.

May this great documentary make its way to a multitude of people!

Hope our paths cross again... soon

Blessings to you,

tracychester, posted on January 2, 2016

Only watched about 30 min of this.... I'm hoping that it has some reference later on of kindness and passing it forward to all the other species on this planet... It seems that a lot of these kind of films are made by people that are living in cities and are missing the connection to the natural world. Not just a park that gets jogged around but the real day to day noticing of the destruction of all the habitat and madness that is by our human hands.... It's a hard one when people are talking about the survival of the human race and how passing it forward by buying some one their latte at Starbucks will help.... com on theres close to 8 billion of us.... is that for real??? We are the invasive species.... wanna pass it forward...?? how bout helping to reintroduce salmon streams... maybe not eating a chicken, pig or cow that's been killed in a corporate packing/slaughter house under extreme conditions. How bout trying to stop big game hunting... the list goes on and on.... sorry but some times I get a little tired of how we as the humans get so hung up on ourselves and our importance.... sorry to pass this on but I think I will pass on this film.... Love the site.... happy New Year!!!

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on January 5, 2016

@TRACYCHESTER, thank you for writing! We're sorry to hear the documentary didn't resonate for you, but I hope you will find other conscious titles in our film library that you enjoy.


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