Posts in Activism
Observation opens interior doors

Albatross is a documentary in which multimedia artist Chris Jordan takes us on a journey of inner discovery, while exposing us to the raw panorama of the environmental effects of human activity. A distant place in the Pacific is the space where the tension between life and death unfolds. Humans have to act in activism, with generosity towards life, if we intend to make the world a home for all.

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Activism, EnglishClaudia Flores
If the water disappears

The Well is a documentary directed by filmmakers Paulo Barberi & Riccardo Russ. A few kilometers from the border with Kenya, the shepherds of different tribes are dedicated to extracting plastic water from the wells, in order to alleviate the thirst of cattle, on which the lives of hundreds of people depend. Let's think about who we are and how this problem affects us. How the lives of the pastors, so far away, help us understand if we possess the individual abilities to respond to a situation of this magnitude.

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Activism, EnglishClaudia Flores
Be Present, To Heal

VENA CAVA gives out causes, movements, fascinating characters for their work, through the dissemination of their stories. On this occasion, the documentary that concerns us is Juanita, directed, produced and edited by the young filmmaker Ximena Amescua Cuenca. Descendant of midwives, on the side of mother and father, Juanita belongs to a long tradition of women healers who survive, in resistance, until the present. Her final objective, as she herself mentions it, is to defend the rights and traditions of indigenous women.

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Activism, EnglishClaudia Flores
Help with equanimity

Poverty, Inc is a documentary directed by Michael Matheson Miller that criticizes the welfare vision of many NGOs. It is inevitable to ask ourselves: what role do disinterested actions play in a world as complex as ours? We need to be aware of how we service and update ourselves to assist the needy not only in distant communities, but around the corner. Help in equanimity, from heart to heart, from human to human, without any kind of paternalism or false philanthropy.

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Activism, EnglishClaudia Flores
Thanks to art and activism

ACTivism seeks individual integrity with an impartial and respectful view of the collective conscience. The human condition offers us the opportunity to recognize and meet each other. Taking into account that each human being is a message and a story, we seek to expand consciousness through the special circumstances of each individual. Thanks to art and activism in conjunction, we can witness these individual stories, with a high degree of impact on our life and our community.

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Activism, EnglishClaudia Flores