Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Cultures of Resistance: Iara Lee Film Screening : Boston IFF April 30

Cultures of Resistance: A Film For Peace and Justice
at Boston International Film Festival
The Brattle Theatre

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Cultures of Resistance is filmmaker Iara Lee's (Modulations, Synthetic Pleasures) travelogue as she filmed in the most dangerous places in the world.  Lee searched for creativity to be used as ammunition in the battle for peace and justice.  Iara documented Resistance and Resistance Movements through art, culture and music.

Iara Lee, Director, presenting her filming on the Mavi Marmara to the United Nations HERE

Cultures of Resistance features Medellin Poets for Peace, Capoeira Masters from Brazil, Niger Delta Militants, Iranian Graffiti Artists, Women's Movement, Leaders in Rwanda, Lebanon's Refugee Filmmakers, US Political Pranksters, Indigenous Kayapo Activists from the Xingu River, Israeli Dissidents, Hip Hop Artists from Palestine, Saffron Revolution Burmese Monks.

Iara Lee and Cultures of Resistance:

Iara Lee states, "The message of Cultures of Resistance is that people throughout the world need to rise up to create positive change. That is something I have always felt. But I never expected to see this spirit being put into action so dramatically as it is now in so many countries in North Africa and the Middle East. Hopefully that spirit of change will continue to inspire people in many more countries to come. Cultures of Resistance is a celebration of people's power and creativity. It promotes the notion that, if we all work together, we can--as Gandhi said--be the change we want to see!"

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