Iara Lee: Activist & Filmmaker



Worldwide, people from all walks of life are finding creative ways to oppose war and promote peace, justice, and sustainability. Culture—including film, music, and food—is fertile terrain for this struggle. Education that nourishes a critical mind and fortifies the soul is just as essential.

Cultures of Resistance.org is the outreach website of the Cultures of Resistance Network, which aims to promote and support organizations, activists, and artists who seek a more peaceful, just, and democratic world. The CoR Network was created by Iara Lee, director of the feature documentary Cultures of Resistance (visit film website here), as a way of supporting people wishing to take action around peace and justice issues. This website exists as a space in which people can learn about the inspiring members of our network and find ways to join their global justice campaigns.

(Please note: The Cultures of Resistance Network does not accept unsolicited grant requests. Due to limited staff and resources, we regret that we will not be able to respond to any such requests we receive. The Cultures of Resistance Network was formerly known as the Caipirinha Foundation. The legal name of our organization is the Cultures of Resistance Network Foundation.)



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