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OCCUPY LOVE Movie Screening - Valentine's Day 2014

Looking for a fun and meaningful evening to spend time with your loved one on Valentine's Day? Are you wanting to spend this night focused on Love on a vision that could change your life?

Join Samsara House 2023 and the Peace Circle Center to watch the 90 min Occupy Love documentary by acclaimed director Velcrow Ripper, followed by a social chatting time at Samsara House 2023 on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2014 at 8:00pm. Film starts at 8:00pm.


Sponsored by Samsara House 2023 and the Peace Circle Center Party: 

Friday, February 14th, Film Starts at 8:00pm

Address: 36 R Street NW (approx. half-block from Big Bear Café)

Contact: Mali Parke at [masked] or[masked]
Twitter: @samsarahouse
E-mail: [masked]
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Hosted by Samsara House 2023
36 R Street NW
Washington DC 20001

Street parking.
Metro: NoMa New York Ave Red line stop or Shaw green line for a short walk, or get off at Chinatown and take the P6 to Randolph Rd or the 80 to Lincoln and R Street NE (both stops 1 block from R Street NW).

Cost: Donation of a suggested $2-10/person to cover the organization and location's utilities and cleaning appreciated. 

RSVP Required (Register on Eventbrite directly, or RSVP and pay at the door)

What to bring: Bring a potluck, your own dinner or a snack to share! A Favorite pillow, cushion or Backjack floor chair – we’ll be sitting and lying around together on wood floors. Tea will be served. 

The Film: "What the film shows, triumphantly, is that love can unite as much as greed can divide." – Vancouver International Film Festival "Inspired, hopeful, must be watched … documents a global super movement.” ~ Huffington Post 

Join acclaimed director Velcrow Ripper (Scared Sacred, Fierce Light) on a journey deep inside the revolution of the heart that is erupting around the planet, as he asks the question, “How could the crisis we are facing become a love story?” 

Occupy Love explores the growing realization that the dominant system of power is failing to provide us with health, happiness or meaning. The old paradigm that concentrates wealth, founded on the greed of the few, is causing economic and ecological collapse. The resulting crisis has become the catalyst for a profound awakening: millions of people are deciding that enough is enough – the time has come to create a new world, a world that works for all life. The film connects the dots in this era of rapidly evolving social change, featuring captivating insider scenes from the Egyptian Revolution, the Indignado uprising in Spain, Occupy Wall Street in New York, Indigenous activists at the Alberta Tar Sands, the climate justice movement, and beyond. Woven throughout the action oriented backbone of the film is a deep exploration of public love, and compelling stories of an emerging new paradigm. It features some of the world’s key visionaries on alternative systems of economics, sustainability, and empathy, including Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, Jeremy Rifkin, bell hooks and Charles Eisenstein. Meet the full cast here. Occupy Love is a moving, transformative, heartfelt film, featuring Ripper’s signature stunning visuals and rich soundscapes. A powerful cinematic experience that will leave audiences inspired.

OCCUPY LOVE 86 minutes ~ 2013 A feature documentary by VELCROW RIPPER Produced by NOVA AMI, IAN MACKENZIE and VELCROW RIPPER Executive Producers BETSY CARSON, GREGG HILL and CATHERINE TAIT -

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  • Mali

    This event IS STILL happening despite the snow! Come and share a cosy time watching this documentary with us! Bring your comfy pillow, and throw. The hosting house will be warm and there will be hot tea served. Mali

    February 13, 2014

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