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Occupy Love: A Film By Velcrow Ripper
Presented by Ian MacKenzie
The Event Program
- Movie presentation of Occupy Love
OCCUPY LOVE captures the heart of the movement of movements that is sweeping the planet in response to today's economic and environmental crises. Acclaimed filmmaker Velcrow Ripper travels to todays history-making hot spots, asking the question, 'How can crisis create a love story?' Scenes include the Egyptian revolution in Tahrir Square, Spain's Indignado movement, Occupy Wall Street NYC and native activists at the Alberta Tar Sands. Woven throughout the moving, action oriented backbone of the story, is a deep exploration of the heart of the movement, the meaning of love, and concrete examples of just what “another world” could look like, featuring some of the world’s key visionaries on alternative systems of economics, sustainability, and empathy. Occupy Love is a moving, transformative, heartfelt film, featuring stunning visuals and rich soundscapes. A powerful cinematic experience that will leave audiences inspired.
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Attend the OCCUPY LOVE official premiere in Seattle. The film journeys deep inside the revolution of the heart that is erupting around the planet, as he asks the question, “How could the crisis we are facing become a lovestory?” Featuring a cast of visionaries (Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, Barbara Marx Hubbard) and a stunning soundscape, this poetic love letter to the planet is not to be missed.