30,000 Days

30,000 Days (11 mins) explores the 3,000 year history of humans wrestling with the question of how to live life with meaning and purpose. The film premiered on Character Day 2017, which had over 133,000 events in 119 countries. The film is appropriate for ages 8-99+ and is translated into Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, French, Hebrew, Hindi, and Portuguese. Download High Resolution or Low Resolution.

Discussion Materials

View or download discussion questions for Ages8-10 | Ages11-14 | Ages15-18 | Ages19-99

You can also check out discussion materials for the other Character Day films, including our hands-on discussion kits, here. Or Download The Periodic Table of Character Strengths poster (download poster).

And dive deeper into our Character (Every) Day Resource Hub.

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Character Day2018

On September 26, 2018, join hundreds of thousands of people around the globe for the fifth annual Character Day — a free day and global initiative where school districts, organizations, families, and congregations of all sizes screen films on the science of character development from different perspectives, dive into free printed discussion materials catered to different ages, and join an online global conversation around the importance of developing character strengths (resilience, grit, empathy, courage, kindness)–all rooted in evidence-based research. Character Day is one day. The resources are available year-round.