Forbidden Voices: How to Start a Revolution with a Computer
Switzerland | 2012 | 96 minutes | Color | DVD | Subtitled | Order No. 131094 |
"An incredible moving story of three women bloggers fighting to keep telling the truth. As First Lady Michelle Obama says: "Courage can actually be contagious."
"Tell the truth in a country where there is no freedom of expression? These women use the new media as a weapon against censorship."
"Great numbers of people are dying around the world for daring to speak out. These bloggers... refuse to be intimidated by violence and make a difference with their perseverance."
"The documentary shows beautifully deep sorrow of exile."
"FORBIDDEN VOICES is a compelling and deeply disturbing documentary that makes those of us who freely sit at our laptops and type realize how much we take for granted, and how powerful these women's voices are..."
"FORBIDDEN VOICES is a case of cinematic journalism at its finest. 4.5 stars"
SCREENING HIGHLIGHTS AND AWARDS
- San Sebastian Human Rights Film Festival, Amnesty International Award
- Nomination, A Matter of ACT, Movies that Matter Film Festival
- Toronto, WACC-SIGNIS Human Rights Award
- Nomination, Swiss Film Award, Best Documentary
- Nomination Prix Soleure Solothurner Filmtage, Swiitzerland
- One World Film Festival
- Seattle International Film Festival
- Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
- FEMCINE Chile
- International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
- Movies That Matter, The Netherlands
- Vision du Reel
- Sierra Leone Human Rights Film Festival
- Sarasota Film Festival
- San Sebastian Human Rights Festival
- PÖFF, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn
- The Frontline Club
- Northside Festival, Brooklyn
- Brooklyn Film Festival
- Encounters: South African International Documentary Festival
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