‘Another world is possible’ – a short sentence rich in meaning which acted as the catalyst for filmmaker Velcrow Ripper to produce another tremendous documentary – Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action. Ripper’s inspirational journey is absorbingly thought-provoking as it explores with magnificent skill what Gandhi famously termed ‘soul force’. The backbone of the film … More When Spirit Meets Action.
I have finally got round to watching Velcrow Ripper’s award-winning documentary, ‘Scared Sacred’. Against the backdrop of a world overwhelmed by turmoil and suffering, Ripper sets out on a unique, and often difficult, pilgrimage. His task is to visit what he calls the ‘Ground Zeros’ of the planet, and in doing so, he poses the … More Film Review: ‘Scared Sacred’