Scared Sacred

Scared Sacred

Streaming Video - 2013
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Can we be scared into the sacred? Can we take the trials of extreme historical situations and transform them into a force of awakening? Or will we succumb to groundlessness and fear? The film takes viewers on a journey to the pivotal ground zero sites of some of the darkest moments in human history: places like Bosnia, Wounded Knee, Auschwitz, Hiroshima, New York City, and Afghanistan. Award-winning filmmaker Velcrow Ripper confronts horror and heartbreak around the world and meets those who have suffered firsthand. This unflinching documentary captures a five-year odyssey and deftly weaves together haunting and luminous footage with words, memories, and an evocative soundscape to seek out stories of hope, transformation, and resistance.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2004
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (105 min.) :,sd., col


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