Tales of wisdom from the streets.
"Sagesse2rue/Tales4Today" is a social chronicle that revisits the wise fables of popular oral tradition, through short, modern and urban stories, shot just down the street.
"Sagesse2rue/Tales4Today" web series aims to re-appropriate the tales of wisdom and their ways of thinking. Inviting each of us to be attentive to the experiences of everyday life and how they can teach us to become better humans.
THE SMALL MASTER
Each person is our teacher. Inspired by a Buddhist tale.
THE BROKEN PLANET
It's not the land that's sick, it's the people. Adapted from a South American tale.
RARE AND EXPENSIVE
Price isn’t a function of product, but of buyer. Inspired by a tale from Hitar Petar (Bulgaria).
People are ... the mirror of our own personality. Inspired by a Middle Eastern tale.
A HELPING HAND
We must know how to give a hand. It’s the first step if we hope to change the world. Inspired by a story from Loren Eiseley.
BETWEEN THE TWO
Who is the wise man, who is the madman? Inspired by a tale from Nasreddine (Iran)
An inconvenience does not justify giving in to fear. Inspired by a Basque adventure.
God cannot be responsible for all. Popular Wisdom.
The wisdom is to take life as it comes, the best and the worst, without even blinking. Inspired by a Buddhist tale.
SHARING THE LOAD
Each has their part, each has their responsibility. Inspired by Djeha mischief (Maghreb).
Don't be confused... The reception may vary depending on the situation. Adapted from an African tale.
WHERE ARE YOU GOING?
There are certainties, but no path is traced. Inspired by a Jewish folk tale.
ALL THE WATER
Anything is possible, just change your point of view. Inspired by a tale from Djeha (Maghreb).
THE THREE SIEVES
Think before you speak. Adapted from an Apologue by Socrates (Ancient Greece).
THE OLD MANS CHILDREN
Age does not matter...Inspired by a tale from Nasreddine (Iran).
Every problem has a solution. It just takes a little bit of common sense. Inspired by a Jewish folk tale.
IT’S MY JOB
The largest salary is not necessarily the most useful. Inspired by a La Fontaine Fable.
WHERE IS THIS NOISE COMING FROM?
Even the origin of the sound is only a question of point of view. Inspired by Nasreddine mischief (Iran).
Who can claim that his God is the truth? According to “The Wise Dog” Khalil Gibran (Lebanon).