Rev. angel Kyodo williams will share her new film, Resilience: Vision for a New America to the Carver Theater in Austin, TX. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m for light refreshments, the film will begin at 7:00 pm. Afterwards, there will be a discussion. Donations will be accepted.
A film looking at human rights under threat in the current political climate in the US, this film portrays diverse individuals in a country undergoing an enormous identity crisis. The film stars angel as a leading protagonist, and aims to invigorate a world in which there is space for the humanity of all.
The last years have seen both in the US and the Netherlands a resurgence of a strong anti-racist and pro-feminist activism. And both here and in the US, coalition is thwarted by often bitterly polarized discussions around identity.
In this context, the vision and practice angel articulates offers a way to move forward. 70 min, The Netherlands, USA 2017; English, Dutch subtitles.
Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Sensei is a maverick dharma teacher, author, and founder of Transformative Change. She applies wisdom teaching to social issues at the intersections of racial, economic and climate justice.
Her book, Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love & Liberation is igniting long overdue conversations on what hinders liberation of self and society.
Rev. angel notes,
She was made for these times.
Sponsored by Austin Justice Coalition, Austin Zen Center, Azaad Austin, Community Advocacy and Healing Project, Quiet Mind, Open Heart Sangha, Undoing White Supremacy Austin, Wildflower Church’s Social Action Council.