Below is selected press coverage of the Cultures of Resistance feature documentary. To view an article, click on its title.

Iara Lee, Filmmaker and Activist on Island Tea
February 16, 2023

Cultures of Resistance reviewed by Al Jazeera Documentary (Arabic)
June 9, 2013

CoR feature documentary reviewed in Pakistani newspaper Dawn
March 11, 2013

CoR feature documentary reviewed in UC Santa Barbara’s The Bottom Line
February 20, 2013

Cultures of Resistance at the University of Michigan’s Museum of Art
December 11, 2012

Review of CoR feature documentary at International Policy Digest
July 25, 2012

Mbwamwito blog reviews a screening in Arusha, Tanzania
July 5, 2012

Feature documentary review in Nicaraguan daily newspaper La Prensa
May 10, 2012

Review of CoR feature documentary on They Call Me Coach blog
March 26, 2012

Review on My American Meltingpot blog
January 23, 2012

Review at Cairo’s Ahram Online
January 16, 2012

Review in Argentina’s La Nación
December 18, 2011

Iara Lee interview in Emarat Alyoum Newspaper
November 21, 2011

Review of Cultures of Resistance at On Demand Weekly
August 3, 2011

Review of Cultures of Resistance feature documentary in SOMA Magazine
July 2011 Issue

Ginger Group’s Promotional Video for Cultures of Resistance feature screening
July 18, 2011

Iara Lee’s Cultures of Resistance thrills film festival’s audience in Lagos
July 12, 2011

Agitprop filmfest brings the revolution to the cinema
July 5, 2011

Film-activism top discussion at AGITPROP forum
July 2, 2011

KPFA Berkeley Interview with Iara Lee
May 12, 2011

Korea Daily Interview with Iara Lee
April 28, 2011

SnagFilms Grabs VOD Rights to “Resistance” (
April 21, 2011


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