Tag Archives: Call 2 Action

Call 2 Action: Trash Dance and Participatory Development

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Denver University International Studies and Environmental Studies student Heather Cook recently watched the documentary film "Trash Dance" during her Women and Development class, taught by Philanthropiece friend and colleague Tracy Ehlers. Trash Dance was featured in this year's Boulder International Film Festival as part of the Call 2 Action program that Philanthropiece co-sponsors, and we ...

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What was your Call 2 Action?

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As a Philanthropiece Advisory Board member, I was excited to attend a Call 2 Action film at BIFF this weekend.  A program inspired by the Philanthropiece ideal of “piecing together a better world,” Call 2 Action offers concrete ways for filmgoers to turn the energy and passion inspired by films into action. Through Philanthropiece, I have had the privilege of working with ...

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Guatemalan History 101

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A Short Historical Perspective, by Joanie KnudsonI am so looking forward to BIFF this year!  Not only is it a great lineup of films as usual, but we’ve really developed a great Call 2 Action series this year, and I’m thrilled to be introducing one of this year’s Call 2 Action films at the Boulder ...

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Granito: A Call To Action

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"In a subtly powerful moment towards the end of Granito, we are allowed to share an intimate moment with a Mayan compañero as he rests against a tree in his mountain stand post. He tells us why he is there, why he chose to join la lucha. We learn that “granito” is a Mayan concept in that each ...

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Perspectives on Call 2 Action

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February 17 - 20, 2011 Boulder experienced 4 days of "controversy, spice, color outrage, adventure, ideas, culture and community" at the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) . This year there were eleven featured Call 2 Action Films at the festival. You may be asking yourself, what is Call 2 Action? The Call 2 Action program ...

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