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A Journey to Overcoming Tragedy

08 Dec

Grief can be amongst the most challenging emotions that we experience in a lifetime. What we each choose to do with our grief varies, but many often find comfort in sharing their stories. We each create a unique path on our road to recovery, whether it be an inner, private process, or manifested through the […]

BolderLife Education: Panel with The blue bench

07 Dec

Our educational program sets us apart from other festivals. BolderLife invites local and international educators to provide an authentic voice on topics that are relevant to the film line up as well as to living a “bolder life”.  It is a concept that focuses on reaching out to people and striking up conversation. It is an […]

Living with autism: Benjamin Breaking Barriers

29 Nov

We are proud to welcome  Benjamin Tarasewicz, a gifted young speaker with high-functioning autism, as  a guest speaker at the Opening Gala of BolderLife Festival on December 5th, 2013.  He will give his  inspiring and informational presentation titled Living With Autism: Breaking Through Barriers prior to our opening film “The Story of Luke”. We spoke with […]

Meet Coach and Writer Mark Andreas

25 Nov

In situations of conflict, is it possible to change the behavior of others by changing our own behavior or by using the right words skillfully and with heart? Conflict comes in major ways between groups and nations, but also in small persistent ways between strangers, neighbors, friends, and family. It is these situations that Earlham College […]

A Festival that celebrates arts, diversity expression, and people

19 Nov

BolderLife’s Program highlights include a spirited conversation with a panel of self-defined, path-breaking women who have navigated through challenging personal and professional environments in the high profile entertainment and fashion industries to establish themselves as successful professionals with fulfilling careers. Discussions will touch on the subjects of objectification and labeling vs. self definition, industry norms, […]

What is your BolderLife?

23 Sep

  We have a big vision here at BolderLife, and we are excited to bring it to the world. Everyone of our staff members has internalized this vision and the mission: We are living BolderLife… in many different ways.   Learn what staff member  Dawn Bower, Theatrical Program and Student Outreach Program Director,  says about […]

Welcome to BolderLife

13 Sep

by Artistic Director ERIN KELLY Reaching a place of peace and excitement when thinking about future years of BolderLife hasn’t been an easy journey.   I spent much of the spring and early summer contemplating the future of BolderLife, speaking with other business owners, entrepreneurs, and people who know me well and have seen me […]

This is our Vision

27 Aug

The Vision Here at BolderLife, we believe in a world that nurtures freedom and love and one that holds space for the whole spectrum of human experience. We believe in the power of standing and facing the truth with integrity, no matter how that truth manifests itself in tenderness, love, rage, or despair. We believe […]