On every continent, women are rising up and leading efforts to protect and restore the natural environment, serving as role models and empowering others to respect the earth and take action. Delivering a hopeful, inspirational message, Arise presents the stories of 14 extraordinary women in 5 countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in rural and urban communities alike.
For this award-winning documentary, narrated by Daryl Hannah, mother and daughter directors Lori Joyce and Candice Orlando capture the portraits and stories of amazing women around the world who are coming together to heal the injustices against the earth. These remarkable heroines challenge our current way of thinking about the environment, and inspire us to shift our values and create a healthier, more sustainable relationship to the planet.
The film weaves poetry throughout, includes music by Elephant Revival and Michael Franti, art and stunning scenery to create a hopeful and collective story that inspires us to work for the earth.