Arise (2013)

(A film that captures the portraits and stories of extraordinary women around the world who are coming together to heal the injustices against the earth, weaves together poetry, music, art and stunning scenery to create a hopeful and… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 20, 2013
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Geoff Berkshire

The spirit is willing but the filmmaking is weak in "Arise," a touchy-feely documentary with laudable dual messages of empowering women and healing the planet.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Slightly oversimplified, but it's equally inspiring and moving nonetheless.

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David DeWitt
New York Times

There's a sense of watching an overearnest public service message scored by the softest world-music sounds from Lilith Fair. Still, "Arise" always feels unified, a genuinely felt and executed womanist letter to the world.

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Michael Nordine
Village Voice

Reads more as a feature-length infomercial for the many organizations it highlights-all of which are more than deserving of the attention-than a probing look at what it means to be at one with our planet in the 21st century.

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