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WATCH: The Trials of Spring is Live on The New York Times!

June 10, 2015

Grantee News From Peace Is Loud:

THE TRIALS OF SPRING is a major cross media event that tells the stories of nine women on the front lines of change in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen. It includes a feature-length documentary and six short films about women and their quest for social justice and freedom. See the project at http://www.trialsofspring.com/

THREE YEARS.

SIX REVOLUTIONS.

NINE WOMEN.

FIGHTING FOR PEACE IN A STATE OF WAR.

We are live as a special event on The New York Times: six shorts in six days featuring the stories of women on the front lines of change across the Middle East and North Africa.

The Trials of Spring is a major cross media event that chronicles the stories of nine women who played central roles in the Arab 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. The World Premiere of the feature documentary will take place at the 2015 Human Rights Watch Film Festival. Tickets for Sunday, June 14 and Monday, June 15 are available here.

As we launch The Trials of Spring this week on The New York Times and at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on Friday, we will be highlighting the short films in separate e-blasts, starting today with the film about Libya, which you’ll receive each day for the next week. Please join us to spread the word, and we thank you for your support!

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