Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action (DVD)

Directed by Velcrow Ripper

Release Year: 2008
Running Time: 95
UPC: 7 18122 56577 1
Color Type: Color
Country: Canada
Language: English
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Cast
Julia Butterfly Hill
Alice Walker
Darryl Hannah
Noah Levine
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
John Lewis

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Directed by Velcrow Ripper

In these times of crisis, there is an electric charge in the air, a burgeoning renewal amongst both people who have focused their lives on the spiritual, and those whose lives are centered around the struggle for change. Featuring Velcrow Ripper's stunning cinematography, a compelling soundtrack, and dramatic stories of resistance and transformation, FIERCE LIGHT: WHEN SPIRIT MEETS ACTION is a feature documentary that captures the excitement of Spiritual Activism that is catalyzing the planet. Fueled by the belief that 'another world' is possible, Ripper seeks out today's stories to reveal what is possible when individuals, friends and strangers, faced with a world in crisis, rise to their absolute best... a human sunrise.

"While including passionate testimony from devoted activists such as author Alice Walker, actress Daryl Hannah, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and, most poignantly, environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill, 'Fierce Light' is also a globe-trotting record of Ripper's personal quest (following his previous film, 'Scared Sacred') to transcend specific religious faith and embrace an all- encompassing vision of unified humanity, with the civil-rights movement of the '50s and '60s as its solid foundation."
-Seattle Times

"Certainly the best documentary I saw at the Waterfront Film Festival recently was a collection of inspiring stories that made up 'Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action.' Filmmaker Velcrow Ripper ('Scared Sacred') globe trots around the world looking at a vast range of people protesting various social issues and examines the notion that social action is most effective when it is deeply rooted in some form of spirituality. The documentary has received awards at numerous film festivals and it is slowing rolling out into theaters this summer with a positive, grassroots buzz growing."
-Beliefnet

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION: IDFA 2008

    OFFICIAL SELECTION: Special Jury Prize; Vancouver International Film Festival 2008


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