Mar 19th, 2008 by americamagazine
Filmmaker Martin Doblmeier discusses "The Power of Forgiveness," his new documentary for PBS. The film tells stories of both individual and group forgiveness, and reports on forgiveness studies, a blossoming field of scientific inquiry. Doblmeier talks about his trip to still-segregated Northern Ireland, where experts are trying to integrate the lessons of forgiveness into the curriculum, and recounts the heated reaction to the proposal to build a "garden of forgiveness" at the Ground Zero memorial in New York City. To see when the film will be playing in your city click here. You can order the film, and "The Power of Forgiveness" book, on the Journey Films Web site.