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Cultures of resistance

Documentary ‘Cultures of resistance’ features different communities promoting and encouraging change across the globe. As a community peacefully resisting invasion and international oblivion, the Sharawis and their culture also play a role in this inspiring and emotive film by Iara Lee.

‘Does each gesture really make a difference? Can music and dance be weapons of peace? In 2003, on the eve of the Iraq war, director 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, travelling over five continents, Iara encountered growing numbers of people who committed their lives to promoting change. This is their story.’

Past features:

Simon Brann Thorpe. Landmine victims

Sons of the Clouds: The Last Colony

Banda Western Sahara

Hamdi Salama

Raffaele Petralla: The Strength of Saharawi women

A Norwegian Hope Journey

The Runner

Yslem: Son of the Desert

Aziza Brahim

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