Stay Human



Sequoia 1 Mon, Oct 8, 2018 6:00 PM
Sequoia 2 Mon, Oct 8, 2018 6:00 PM
Sequoia 2 Fri, Oct 12, 2018 12:30 PM
Film Info
Category:Special Event
Active Cinema
Running Time:94 min.
Director:Michael Franti
Producer:Michael Franti
Cinematographer:Anthony Thoen
John Roderick
Editor:John Roderick
Anthony Thoen
Print Source:Michael Franti
Note Writer:Brendan Peterson


What does it mean to be human? What connects people around the globe? How can we celebrate the beauty of love and life in a world turned upside down? These are just a few of the questions world-renowned musician Michael Franti explores in this captivating and stirring documentary. Through his socially conscious work in Spearhead, Bay Area-based artist Franti has dedicated his life to speaking up for the underrepresented by creating positive energy during chaotic times. This striking film shines a glowing light on people around the world who embrace hope amidst overwhelming challenges. Through stories and songs, Franti captures the energy and drive of a diverse group of inspirational modern-day heroes. From an Indonesian midwife to a young couple battling the ravages of ALS, Franti uncovers the love and humanity possible in dire conditions and exposes his own struggles, creating an emotional resonance that is moving and motivating at once.

Expected Guest: Director Michael Franti  (Oct. 8)

Sponsored by:

In association with Do it for the Love

Additional Information

Michael Franti is a globally recognized musician, humanitarian, and activist filmmaker revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, devotion to health and wellness, and worldwide philanthropic efforts. Stay Human is his directorial debut.