PeaceFlicks! Presents a FREE Screening
Tuesday, April 20 at 7 PM
"Hugely engaging and visually magnificent." - Toronto Sun
Winner, NFB Most Popular Canadian Documentary Award,
Directed by Velcrow Ripper, 2008, 98 minutes.
Fueled by the belief that another world is possible, acclaimed filmmaker Velcrow Ripper takes us on a global journey, tracing spiritual activism's historical roots and capturing the powerful personalities that are igniting a new wave of spiritual action around the globe.
Featuring visionary Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hahn; Nobel Peace Prize winner,Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Pulitzer Prize winning author, Alice Walker; famed tree-sitter, Julia Butterfly Hill; and Hollywood celebrity turned activist, Daryl Hannah.
Author and activist Judy Rebick, who appears in the film, will lead a discussion following the screening. Ms. Rebick is the CAW-Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy at Ryerson University in Toronto, and the founding publisher ofwww.rabble.ca.