ARTS

The creative spirit, and how it moves us.

It Takes a Child: Craig Kielburger
by Craig Kielburger
Watch a film clip from the documentary “It Takes a Child,” the story of how a 12-year-old Craig Kielburger started his journey.
Ahmed and the Return of the Arab Phoenix
Shot around the Palmyra oasis, Syria, not far from the Euphrates river and the Iraqi border, this documentary shows the efforts of the Syrian government to protect its natural heritage.
Swift Raids
A Documentary by United Food and Commercial Workers about the raids in Swift Meatpacking plants.
Tank Cartoon
"Intimidation only breeds resent and resistance. I'm still marking it a bogey." Caption submitted by Reginald I. Durant.
Scared Sacred
by Velcrow Ripper
In a world teetering on the edge of self-destruction, award-winning filmmaker Velcrow Ripper sets out on a unique pilgrimage. Visiting the 'Ground Zeroes' of the planet, he asks if it's possible to find hope in the darkest moments of human history.
Equality U
Equality U is a feature-length documentary following 33 young activists on a cross-country tour to confront anti-gay discrimination policies at conservative religious colleges.
The Battle in Seattle
Watch the trailer to Stuart Townsend's account of the WTO protests in Seattle in 1999.
Comic Against Racism
This Colors NW Video Podcast focuses on Comedy as an art-form used to deal with issues of racism. Watch hilarious clips by Hari Kondabolu and Ahamefule Oluo in this short documentary.
When the Smiling Rose Looks at You in Spring
by Hafez
This recording features Iraj Anvar. Iraj teaches Persian Literature at Columbia and other universities, and has done a more direct translation of this poem for YES! Magazine.
Life in Iran with Rick Steves :: 1
by Abdi Sami
Abdi Sami helped produce Rick Steves’ forthcoming travel documentary on Iran. This photo diary captures his impressions from the journey.
Life in Iran with Rick Steves
by Abdi Sami
In March of 2008 Rick Steves travelled to Iran to produce a travel documentary on the country and its people. Rick's intention was to put a human face on the people behind the headlines about Iran. Here are photos and stories from the team's ten days of traveling.
Bonnie Raitt & Dolores Huerta
by Bonnie Raitt, Dolores Huerta
Bonnie Raitt and Dolores Huerta dicsuss Union Organizing, NAFTA, Human Rights, Environmentalism, Nuclear Energy, Feminism
Elephant Cartoon
"It's hard to hide two tons of ego anywhere." Caption submitted by Chuck Manske.
Navigating The Great Turning From Empire To Earth Community
by David Korten
David Korten’s presentation to the Seattle Green Festival shows that we humans can choose to turn this moment of planetary crisis into a new era, grounded in life-affirming values of community, caring, and cooperation.
Balloons Cartoon
"When Al Gore was elected president in 2016, he had Air Force One converted to run on helium."Caption submitted by Bryan Falla.