Forms of Protest in SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY 2021 online

--Three docs, one narrative feature, and one narrative short focus on Forms of Protest streaming March 15-21
--"Meet the Filmmakers" LIVE online session Monday, March 15, 4:00 pm EDT
By: SR Socially Relevant Film Festival, Inc
 
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NEW YORK - March 13, 2021 - PRLog -- SR Socially Relevant Film Festival 2021 (SRFF 2021) The selection includes The Boys Who Said NO! directed by Judith Ehrlich, Acts of Resistance: Heavy Metal Music in Latin America directed by Nelson Varas-Díaz, The Khe Sanh Peace Garden directed by Tinh Mahoney, In Transit directed by Harlan Bosmajian, and The Buffalo Man directed by David Torres Labansat.. A "Meet the Filmmakers" LIVE online session will be held on Monday, March 15, at 4:00 PM EDT. Tickets are available via the festival website.

FORMS OF PROTEST DOC #1:


- Oscar-nominated filmmaker Judith Ehrlich tells us the story of a mass movement of young people who choose conscience over the killing, and who ultimately prevail.

FORMS OF PROTEST DOC #2:
  • 'Acts of Resistance: Heavy Metal Music in Latin America' | Nelson Varas-Díaz | USA, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala | 2021 | 70 min

- Whether inspiring support for rural schools in Guatemala or engaging in environmental activism in Ecuador, heavy metal music has become a form of decolonization activism in Latin America.
  • 'The Khe Sanh Peace Garden' | Tinh Mahoney | USA, Viet Name | 2020 | 25:28 min

- A medevac helicopter pilot builds a peace garden at the Khe Sanh Combat Base in Viet Nam.

Forms of Protest NARRATIVE:
  • 'In Transit' | Harlan Bosmajian | USA | 2019 | 22:40 min

- An editor at an astronomy magazine reconnects with his estranged father.
  • 'The Buffalo Man' | David Torres Labansat | Mexico | 2019 | 65 min

- Eric, a Mexican journalist, who has stopped writing because he is threatened, decides to return to do a story that may cost him his life.

Schedules, film trailers, and tickets on www.ratedsrfilms.org

Festival Founder and Artistic Director Nora Armani says, "We are grateful to the filmmakers who are dedicating their energy to illuminating these issues for the public. If enough voices speak together, eventually real change can be made."

The eighth edition of SRFF covers a broad range of socially relevant™ stories about Climate Change and Sustainability, Migration Immigration, Empowering Women, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, LGBTQ Rights, Genocide and Survival, Forms of Protest, Youth and Children, Home and Belonging, Disability in a Positive light, Human and Sex Trafficking, Race Prejudice and Discrimination, Life during COVID.

ABOUT SR SOCIALLY RELEVANT FILM FESTIVAL NY

SR Socially Relevant ™ Film Festival New York is a 501(c)3 non-profit film festival founded by actress Nora Armani in 2013. The Mission of the SR Film Festival is to shine the spotlight on filmmakers who tell compelling, socially relevant™, human interest stories, across a broad range of social issues. During its first seven years, the festival showcased over 400 films from 35 countries. Submissions for SRFF 2021 open in May and are received from all over the world.

For images and screeners contact the festival at ratedsrfilms@gmail.com

Spokespersons and guests of SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY include Amy Goodman of Democracy Now, Erin Brockovich, Martin Sheen, Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winning writer Robert Schenkkan, prolific and best-selling French novelist Marc Levy, Academy Award Nominee and Emmy Award Winner Guy Davidi, American TV commentator and author Gretchen Carlson, and Liaison Officer of Tibet and the Dalai Lama, Kunga Tashi.

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