Iara Lee (Brazil)

Iara Lee, a Brazilian of Korean descent, is an activist, filmmaker, and founder of the Caipirinha Foundation, an organization that promotes global solidarity and supports peace with justice projects. Iara is currently working on a variety of initiatives, grouped under the umbrella of CULTURES OF RESISTANCE, an activist network that brings together artists and changemakers from around the world. At the center of these initiatives is a feature-length documentary film entitled CULTURES OF RESISTANCE, which explores how creative action contributes to conflict prevention and resolution.

Filmography

  • An Autumn Wind
    1994
  • Synthetic Pleasures
    1995
  • Modulations
    1998
  • Architettura
    1999
  • Beneath the Borqa in Afghanistan
    2002
  • Battle for the Xingu
    2009
  • Cultures of Resistance
    2010
  • The Courage of Neighbours: Stories from the Rwandan Genocide
    2010
  • Strategising for Gender Equality in Africa: The Women's Colloquium in Liberia
    2010
  • Skategirls
    2010
  • Sierra Leone Rising
    2010
  • Miatta Fahnbulleh: Educating the Next Generation Liberia
    2010
  • Cultures of Resistance: Battle for the Xingu
    2010
  • Breaking the Silence: Congo Week
    2010
  • An Interview with Afghanistan's First Female Governor: Dr. Habiba Sorabi
    2010
  • A Day with Lowkey and Shadia
    2010
  • Women Beyond War: A World March in Africa
    2011
  • The Rape of the Samburu Women
    2011
  • Militarism, Mutilation, and Minerals: Understanding the Occupation of Afghanistan
    2011
  • Building Beyond Conflict: Inspiring Congolese Kids for a Brighter Future
    2011
  • The Suffering Grasses: When Elephants Fight, It Is the Grass That Suffers
    2012
  • The Kalasha and the Crescent
    2013
  • K2 and the Invisible Footmen
    2015
  • Life Is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara
    2015

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.