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We Are Rising at Sundance! ONE BILLION RISING Short Film Accepted!

V-Day is excited to announce that our newest short film, ONE BILLION RISING, will world premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival beginning January 19th!

ONE BILLION RISING features footage from activists in over 207 countries and showcases the radical awakening of body and consciousness that took place in 2013.

To mark the premiere Sundance screening, V-Day will release the film online to the world. We invite all of our activists to screen it on that day, and in the days leading up to 14 February to inspire your communities to RISE for JUSTICE!

So gather your friends and family in houses, dorms, movie theaters, stadiums, auditoriums, parks, malls, everywhere, and get ready to RISE!

Going to Sundance? Here's where it's playing:

  • Sunday, 19 January, 11:30am - Prospector, Park City
  • Tuesday, 21 January, 3:00pm - Yarrow, Park City
  • Wednesday, 22 January, 6:00pm - Broadway 6, Salt Lake City
  • Thursday, 23 January, 9:00pm - Temple Theatre, Park City
  • Friday, 24 January, Noon - Sundance Resort, Provo
  • Saturday, 25 January, 10:00am - Holiday 4, Park City

Tickets required in advance >

The 2014 Short Film program at Sundance is comprised of 66 films selected from a record 8,161 submissions. ONE BILLION RISING is directed by Eve Ensler and Tony Stroebel, with activist in 207 countries, and is produced by Eve Ensler and V-Day.

WATCH the trailer, "Rising" >

READ the full announcement & line up >


Eve's New Piece In The Guardian: One Billion Rising: the 2014 Campaign to End Violence Against Women

Want to know why we're RISING for Justice in 2014? Check out the latest piece by Eve in The Guardian, and join us on 14 February to RISE, RELEASE, and DANCE

"This year we are escalating and deepening the campaign with One Billion Rising for Justice. Justice is about restoring the primacy of connection so that we understand that violence against women is not a personal problem, but connected to other systemic injustices whether they be patriarchal, economic, racial, gender, or environmental...this year we will go further, releasing, dancing, putting our bodies on the line with specific demands and visions that through our numbers, solidarity and energy cannot be denied. Come rise with us."

READ full piece >

WANT MORE? Check Out These Recent Articles on Eve and One Billion Rising for Justice:

Agence France-Presse: "Ensler Hails India's 'Upheaval' A Year After Fatal Gang-Rape" >
Guernica: "Eve Ensler: Our Work Now Is Embodiment" >

 

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