Our selection of must see documentaries and films, showcasing real inspirational stories of courage, determination and overwhelming achievements.
These stories highlight the possibilities and are sure to encourage and enlighten you to think about what you could achieve.
Dance With No Arm, No Leg and Win the Silver Medal
Ma Li was a promising professional ballerina when she lost her right arm in an car accident in 1996 aged 19. Five years later in 2001, she was invited to compete in China’s fifth national special performing arts competition for people with disabilities, and won the gold medal. That success gave her hope for returning to the stage.
In September 2005 she met a 21-year-old man, Zhai Xiaowei. He had lost one leg in an accident aged four, and was being trained as a cyclist for the national special Olympics. Even though he had never danced before, Ma Li invited him to be her dance partner. In April 2009, they won the Silver Medal in China’s national dance competition — second out of 7,000 competitors.
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The Real Rocky Story
Motivational Guru, Anthony Robbins tells Sylyvester Stallone’s amazing inspiring story, as told to him by Stallone himself. Stallone went from being almost homeless to landing against all the odds and despite not being famous in Hollywood, Stallone was cast to play the starring role in the 1970 Oscar winning movie Rocky.
Tony Robbins tells live at UPW seminar this wonderful uplifting true actual story the way Stallone told him. He describes how Stallone never gave up to reach his impossible dream of being a movie star in boxing as World Champion Boxer “Rocky”. Tony Robbins and Sly Stallone’s life stories of how they both went from being broke nobodies to living their dream life.
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The Blind Painter
An inspiring documentary of blind painter John Bramblitt, an artist living in Denton Texas. John lost his sight in 2001 and it was then that he started to paint. His art has been sold in over twenty countries and he has appeared internationally in print, TV and radio. His work has received much recognition including the ‘Most Inspirational Video of 2008′ from YouTube and three Presidential Service Awards for his innovative art workshops.
This is a great example of a person who lives his life despite the hand he has been dealt.
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A number of exceptional men and women discovered the Secret, and went on to become known as the greatest people who ever lived. Among them: Plato, Leonardo, Galileo, Napoleon, Hugo, Beethoven, Lincoln, Edison, Einstein, and Carnegie, to name but a few.
Without exception, every human being has the ability to transform any weakness or challenge into strength, power, perfect peace, health and abundance.
Now for the first time in history, all the pieces of The Secret come together in a revelation that is life transforming for all who experience it.
This is The Secret to life.
The Blind Side
Based on the true story of Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy who take in a homeless teenage African-American, Michael “Big Mike” Oher. Michael has no idea who his father is and his mother is a drug addict. Michael has had little formal education and few skills to help him learn. Leigh Anne soon takes charge however, as is her nature, ensuring that the young man has every opportunity to succeed. When he expresses an interest in football, she goes all out to help him, including giving the coach a few ideas on how best to use Michael’s skills. They not only provide him with a loving home, but hire a tutor to help him improve his grades to the point where he would qualify for an NCAA Division I athletic scholarship. Michael Oher was the first-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens in the 2009 NFL draft.