Women in War and Peace: An Event and the Facts #peaceisloud #trialsofspring #abigaildisney #womenwar

Three years. Six revolutions. Nine women.
Fighting for peace in a state of war.
Peace is Loud is proud to announce the launch of The Trials of Spring on June 7th, 2015. For a period of six days, and through a series of short documentaries, articles, and in social media, we will pose the question, Do women’s voices matter? The Trials of Spring launches as a special event on The New York Times homepage on Sunday, June 7: six shorts in six days culminating with the World Premiere of the feature documentary at the 2015 Human Rights Watch Film Festival on Friday, June 12. Tickets are now on sale. getPart
The Trials of Spring is a major cross media event that chronicles the stories of nine women who played central roles in the Arab Spring uprisings and their aftermaths in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen. It includes a feature-length documentary, six short films, and articles by award-winning journalists about women and their unwavering quest for social justice and freedom.
To find out how you can get involved in the project, including hosting a screening of the films in your community or classroom, sign up for The Trials of Spring announcements.
The Trials of Spring is created by Oscar Nominated Gini Reticker and Abigail Disney, the team behind the award-winning documentary, Pray the Devil Back to Hell, and Executive Producers of the celebrated PBS special series, Women, War & Peace.  The team is comprised of top American and local crews, whose credits include The SquareWe Are the GiantBullyLemon, and Watchers of the Sky.

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