FORWARD 13: WAKING UP THE AMERICAN DREAM – THE MORTAGE CRISIS MADE PERSONAL Documentary About Foreclosure Crises Coming to DVD and On Demand January 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 7, 2014) For most Americans, owning a home is the pinnacle of the American Dream. For Patrick Lovell—who worked as a Senior Producer on the nationally syndicated television program, ‘Home Team’, which lent a hand to aspiring first-time homeowners—home ownership became his nightmare when the global financial market crashed in 2008, leaving him jobless and with a mortgage he could no longer afford. Armed with a camera, Lovell set out to discover why the American Dream failed him and millions of others in FORWARD 13: WAKING UP THE AMERICAN DREAM, which will be released nationwide by Cinema Libre Studio on DVD and On Demand platforms starting January 21, 2014. Continue reading

Support The OWS Puppet Guild

We are the People’s Puppets of Occupy Wall Street, a collective of artists, musicians, and performers who have come together to use the potent and exhilarating vehicle of radical puppetry, by the People and for the People, to raise social and political awareness, build community, and offer a means of engagement in a more participatory democracy! So, we’re asking YOU to participate! By making sure we continue to have access to the space and resources we need, to do the work we do (and hell, you can even join us in it!)
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Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign

The Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign, a partnership between the Onondaga Nation and the Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (N.O.O.N.), has developed a statewide advocacy campaign to revive the 400-year-old treaty made between the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) and Dutch settlers. Environmental cleanup and preservation are core components of this campaign.

On July 27, over 200 Native and non-Native paddlers will start side-by-side down the Hudson River from Albany to NYC, bringing to life the imagery of the Two Row Wampum that commemorated that original treaty. There will be stops along the Hudson (the River-That-Flows-Two-Ways) for events and festivals. Continue reading

Call for Submissions: The Hannah Arendt Prize in Critical Theory and Creative Research

The Hannah Arendt Prize in Critical Theory and Creative Research is an annual competition for those interested in the juncture of art and creative research and in the principles at the heart of the arts and humanities, including sense-based intelligence; the reality of singular, nonrepeatable phenomena; ethical vision; and consilience between inner and outer, nature and reason, thought and experience, subject and object, self and world. Continue reading

Occupy Love Global Community Screening Launch Begins April 11!

All over the world – Fierce Love Films announces the Global Community Screening launch of Occupy Love, a feature documentary from award-winning director Velcrow Ripper (Scared Sacred, Fierce Light) that connects the dots in this era of rapidly evolving social change and global crisis. Community screenings begin April 11th around the world, including multiple cities in Australia, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand, England, Germany, Turkey, Bulgaria, France, Italy, Scotland, across the U.S. and Canada, with new screenings being added every day. Continue reading

ULTRA POLITCALLY SUBVERSIVE ART FILM RELEASED! CONFESSIONS OF JOHNNY BARCODE Melbourne Mashup 2013

Political Phantasy meets Occult Thriller with the aesthetics of a dog-eared 1970’s Russian Spy Novella; this art house masterpiece has the makings of a major cult classic. Poetic narrative reveals the story of Despotic Orwellian Figurehead of the Future and the Film Noir Antihero of Real Politik, Johnny Barcode. Martian Fairy Tale, Cinematic Revelation and Gothic Prophecy; Johnny Barcode paints a sensational metaphor of the times through free form dance movement masquerading as celestial perfection against human absurdity. Continue reading