In March 2013, the Cultures of Resistance Network team had the privilege of attending the International Women's Film Week Festival in Amman, Jordan. Click here to learn more about the inspiring Arab women filmmakers we met.
The CoR Network, which has been involved in anti-war activism for the past decade, has always believed that the medium of film plays an important role in movements for peace and justice. Click here to read about Iranian-born filmmaker Amir Amirani's film We Are Many, which looks back at the biggest anti-war protest in history.
The CoR Network is always pleased to see our allies use the power of short film to publicize rights abuses and advocate for policies that put mend to torture. Check out three leading human rights organizations' films about the U.S. government's practices of indefinite detention and torture.
As one of the most powerful mediums of our time, film has been and continues to be a powerful tool for opposing war, promoting peace with justice, and building international understanding. The Cultures of Resistance Network highly recommends the following films for their powerful narrative and verité treatments of pressing war and peace issues, past and present.