Two Meanings of ‘Resistance’
January 1, 2019 Kosmos Community News

Breaking Out of the Domination Trance

By Riane Eisler

I have been asked to tell you about the findings from my research identifying the core components of a safer, more equitable, and caring world—especially one where women and children are finally safe—a goal that is very close to my heart. In doing so, I will place violence against women and children in its larger social and historical context, and, most importantly, explore with you how to bring about fundamental change—not only in the prevailing worldview, but in our lives and our world.

LIFEBOAT | Refugees Adrift at Sea, A Talk with the Film’s Director, Skye Fitzgerald

Kosmos Journal | In 2015, your team produced 50 Feet from Syria, a film focused on the civilian impact of the Syrian conflict. Your new film, Lifeboat, bears witness to refugees desperate enough to risk their lives in rubber boats leaving Libya. What was different for you personally about making those two films?

Skye Fitzgerald | I think what’s different about them for me…is me. Because each project, in my experience, changes you some, as it should.