Cultures Of Resistance

Direction
Year 
2010
Country
  • United States
Runtime
73min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

In 2003, on the eve of the Iraq war, acclaimed filmmaker Iara Lee embarked on a journey to better understand a world increasingly embroiled in conflict and, as she saw it, heading for self-destruction. After several years, traveling over five continents, Iara encountered growing numbers of people who committed their lives to promoting change. From Iran, where graffiti and rap became tools in fighting government repression, to Burma, where monks acting in the tradition of Gandhi take on a dictatorship, moving on to Brazil, where musicians reach out to slum kids and transform guns into guitars, and ending in Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, where photography, music, and film have given a voice to those rarely heard, CULTURES OF RESISTANCE explores how art and creativity can be ammunition in the battle for peace and justice.

Details

  • Original Title
    Cultures Of Resistance
  • Direction
  • Runtime
    73 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2010
  • Country
    • United States
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Awards
    • Best Documentary - Tiburon International Film Festival 2011, Green Rose Award - Jaipur International Film Festival 2011, Python Audience Prize - Jury Special Mentions - Ouidah International Film Festival 2011, Best Documentary on Human Rights - Steps International Film Festival 2011

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