The Tree of Unity – A Baha’i-Inspired Short Film

In this short film, titled “The Tree of Unity”, two young Sri Lankan women have a conversation about a tree as a symbol for the interconnectedness of humanity,
and how Baha’is are working towards the unity of humankind.

The film was shot in the rural villages around Dickoya, in the tea estates of Sri Lanka. The Dickoya cluster currently has more than 1,000 Baha’i activities and the actors seen in the film are all Baha’is. This video is in Tamil, the most widely spoken language of Sri Lanka, but English subtitles are provided.

You can find this, and other short Baha’i-inspired films like this one on the YouTube channel for World Peace Films.

You may also be interested in this short film, created by a team of youth in the United States, about prayer and overcoming tests and difficulties: In This Day – A Short Film


About the Author

Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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