OCCUPY LOVE captures the heart of the movement of movements that is sweeping the planet in response to today's economic and environmental crises. Acclaimed filmmaker Velcrow Ripper travels to todays history-making hot spots, asking the question, 'How can crisis create a love story?'
Scenes include the Egyptian revolution in Tahrir Square, Spain's Indignado movement, Occupy Wall Street NYC and native activists at the Alberta Tar Sands. Woven throughout the moving, action oriented backbone of the story, is a deep exploration of the heart of the movement, the meaning of love, and concrete examples of just what “another world” could look like, featuring some of the world’s key visionaries on alternative systems of economics, sustainability, and empathy.
Occupy Love is a moving, transformative, heartfelt film, featuring stunning visuals and rich soundscapes. A powerful cinematic experience that will leave audiences inspired.
New York May 3-9, San Francisco May 9, Seattle May 14, London, Berlin and more. Canadian Theatrical release begins in May 27, 2013 in theatres across Canada. And more!
GLOBAL COMMUNITY LAUNCH APRIL 11
Community screenings begin April 11th around the world, including multiple cities in Brazil, New Zealand, England, Germany, Australia, Turkey, Bulgaria, France, across the U.S. and Canada, with new screenings being added every day. This crowd sourced, social media driven approach to distribution is consistent with the theme of the film, which was also partially crowd funded through IndieGoGo and Kickstarter.
MULTI PLATFORM RELEASE MAY 3RD
Occupy Love will be available on DVD and on-line via OccupyLove.org and most major platforms including iTunes and cable Video-On-Demand (VOD) starting May 3rd in the US and internationally, DVD and download only in Canada. U.S.
CANADIAN BROADCAST PREMIERE This summer, on SUPER CHANNEL, a key partner in the production of Occupy Love http://
FOUND LOVE MOBILE APP A free global photo sharing application and web gallery that focuses on capturing and geo-tagging “found” heart images with moods and stories that describe love and interdependence. A collaboration between One Net Marketing, Fierce Love Films and SuperChannel http://occupylove.org/
Made with super from SuperChannel and the Canada Media Fund