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A Tearfund film and small group resource. Share this amazing story with your community.

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The question we need to constantly be asking is: Are we really making a difference?

Phil Lindsay Tearfund International Program Team

With this question in mind our team travelled with filmmaker Daniel Wieckmann from Kintaro Studios to visit a project run by Tearfund's partner Share and Care working in the impoverished Nuwakot Valley in Nepal. The project was coming to an end after six years and our team were eager to see whether it had made a difference in the families and communities there.

What they found has now been made into Tearfund Australia's latest feature film: Release – Good development in Nepal. This is a story that will inspire. A story that needs to be viewed and shared and one that will have a lasting impact on you and your community. View a preview below, or download and share.


About 'Release'

The documentary follows the story of three Nepali families, who, through the support and care of Tearfund’s local Christian partner, set out to imagine and overcome barriers of poverty, caste, disability and isolation in pursuit of freedom.

Bringing together high quality film making, beautifully told story telling and accompanied with terrific Small Group resources, Release is designed to suit all audiences. Release - powerfully demonstrates the transforming impact of good development and directly engages with important questions about the effectiveness and difference aid can make. Release helps us to imagine what ‘freedom to those made captive’ looks like in the modern world. Release is a story that needs to be told.

Small Group Resource

When you download this amazing documentary, we’ll also include the accompanying Release Small Groups Resources for you to use in your church small group. Included in this resource:

  • Release documentary (21 min)
  • Release Small Group Guide (includes four Bible Studies, leaders and participant guides, background stories about the main 'characters' from video.
  • FAQ – Includes information about poverty in Nepal, the work of Share and Care are undertaking, as well as creative ideas of how to utilise this amazing resource.

Download and Share - Release video and Small Group Guide