Monday, January 23, 2012

The Culture of Resistance: Be Inspired

Hi Meltingpot Readers,

You know when you're feeling frustrated at your life circumstances or perhaps you're allowing yourself to indulge a bit into self-pity because sometimes things just seem to be going wrong? Not to negate the possibility of your own real-life drama, but after watching a film like, Cultures of Resistance, I dare say you will find yourselves inspired.

"CULTURES OF RESISTANCE explores how art and creativity can be ammunition in the battle for peace and justice.
Featuring: Medell√≠n poets for peace, Capoeira masters from Brazil, Niger Delta militants, Iranian graffiti artists, women’s movement leaders in Rwanda, Lebanon’s refugee filmmakers, U.S. political pranksters, indigenous Kayap√≥ activists from the Xingu River, Israeli dissidents, hip-hop artists from Palestine, and many more. "

I've only seen the trailer for the film and read everything I can get my hands on about it, but there is going to be a screening and discussion in Philadelphia next month that I hope to be able to attend. Truth be told, I was first attracted to the film, only because I read that the director was a Brazilian woman of Korean heritage and that intrigued me. I'm glad I investigated further because the subject matter of the film, is fascinating. Wouldn't you agree?

Cultures of Resistance:  The Official Trailer from Cultures of Resistance on Vimeo.

Have any of you, dear readers, seen Cultures of Resistance? Were you inspired? Be the change you want to be!



Cyretha said...

Thanks for sharing. That looks like a documentary which I would enjoy. I am going to try and get a copy.

Nina said...

It looks really interesting! I would love to see it. I think it'll be a message of hope much needed in the world today. It's great to know that people around the world acknowledge that change needs to be made and are doing it in such a peaceful and artistic way.

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