Convergence: Courage in a Crisis
Director
Orlando von Einsiedel
Genre
Documentary
Release
2021
About

Activists and volunteers work through the darkest days of 2020, galvanizing social change amidst chaos as governments start to fail local communities. This epic, globally spanning and deeply passionate documentary serves as a clarion call that great change can be born of crisis.

Director: Orlando von Einsiedel
Co-directors: Hassan Akkad (UK), Lali Houghton (Peru), Amber Fares (US), Guillermo Galdos (Peru), Juhi Sharma (India), Lieven Corthouts (Belgium), Mauricio Montiero Filho (Brazil), Mohammad Reza Eyni (Iran), Sara Khaki (Iran), Wenhua Lin (China)

Producers: Dan Cogan, Amy Hobby, Laura McNaught, Orlando von Einsiedel

Extraordinary... one of the best documentaries of 2021.

San Jose Mercury News

Mr. Von Einsiedel is a gifted filmmaker (as are his 10 co-directors)

Wall Street Journal

Incredibly uplifting, proving that people coming together really can change the world

Newsweek

A stirring tribute to the sheer incalculable nature of the sacrifice made by countless caregivers.

Roger Ebert

A frequently poignant, sometimes hard-to-watch doc that serves to remind us that individuals can make a difference, even in the face of a global crisis.

The Decider

With its first-rate presentation that expresses hope for a more inclusive world for kids and their families, Convergence: Courage in a Crisis is an essential platform to experience for timely conversations about a historic lifetime occurrence.

Common Sense Media

Extraordinary acts of altruism, sacrifice, and love fill the movie Convergence: Courage in a Crisis

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