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4. Emmanuel Lopez: Movies about Diversity and Inclusion – Part 2

Emmanuel, would you say that movies help people enlarge their consciousness? That they help them becoming more accepting, caring of the other one?


Yes, for example on a new social media project on Facebook and Pinterest, I have collected dozens of stories from people around the world of how specific movies inspired them in their life or career. See Inspiring Film recommendations from Movie Lovers Around the World, click here.













In the workplace, movie examples are also used for showing successful, effective teamwork. I heard that a previous CEO of Telus made sure his employees watched the film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World for building stronger teams and leadership.

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3. Meet Motivational Speaker, Emmanuel Lopez, alias “Motivatorman” – Part 1

Emmanuel Lopez

The first time I met Emmanuel was during a conference organized by CAMP (the networking organization of internationally-trained professionals in the Communications, Advertising, Marketing and Sales sectors). He was the guest of the day, invited to speak about how movies can make our lives better. He calls himself “Motivatorman”, an “award-winning Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker and Movie blogger”. I invite you to visit his website:

Very easy-going, Emmanuel shows a certain freshness, lightness and sympathy along with a strong optimism. All these traits convinced me to learn more about him. I find his blog is an admirable tool that open doors in all people’s minds, regardless of their genders or nationalities, and helps them see their lives from another angle.

Last week, we met in a coffee place in mid-town Toronto.

While wearing his rollerblades, Emmanuel showed right on time. He was just getting better from a bad cold. Read More…