Cultures of Resistance Feature Documentary Trailer


In addition to releasing feature documentaries, Cultures of Resistance Films has produced a series of short films that focus on particular issues and locations. Below is a variety of short films, trailers, and features that are available for viewing. You can also watch them on our YouTube and Vimeo channels.

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Subsequent to the release of the Cultures of Resistance feature documentary, CoR Films put together a DVD containing a collection of some of our top short films profiling artists and activists throughout the world. This DVD, entitled Cultures of Resistance Snapshots, is available by request. Click here to request your copy!

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Cultures of Resistance Feature Documentary Trailer

Does each gesture really make a difference? Can music and dance be weapons of peace? Director Iara Lee embarked on a two-year, five-continent trek to find out. From MALI, where the music of Tuareg resistance rises from the desert, 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 the ammunition in the battle for peace and justice.

Featuring: Medellín 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, Argentina’s Madres de Plaza de Mayo, indigenous Kayapó activists from the Xingu, Israeli dissidents, hip-hop artists from Palestine, and many more...