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PERIODE 28

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An ode to periods.

A film by Blitz Opaque. Written and directed by Annika Müller & Alexander Tank.
Music: Mirage by Goldcap. Full credits.

PERIODE 28

You are my rhythm.
You come and you go with the moon.
My lunar love.
My tidal stream.
My loyal friend,
why do you hurt me, 
why do you hurt me, again?

I embrace our stormy encounter, our deep reunion.
And I will let you go again, kiss you a goodbye. 
Like a sanguine sunset.
For you, to rise again.

And like every friend, you do it your own way. 
Sometimes you surprise me like gentle rain. 
Or roll in with the heavy dark clouds of a thunderstorm.
You are my rebellion inside and I surrender to you.

You connect me
to life.
To earth.
And to all women, past and present.
Our ancient bond. A tribute to our greatest commitment.

And therefore I let you hurt me, my blood sacrifice. 
You make me tender. You make me strong.
I honour you.

I am strong. I am woman.

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Films For Action is a library for people who want to change the world.

 

Our mission is to provide citizens with the knowledge and perspectives essential to creating a more beautiful, just, sustainable, and democratic society.

Films For Action was founded in 2006 by a few friends in Lawrence, Kansas, after realizing how essential healthy media is to a healthy democracy.

Over the last 15 years, we've reviewed and curated over 1,000 free documentaries and 4,000 short films, plus over 150 pay-per-view documentaries, spanning 34 topics related to changing the world.

During this time we've been able to reach tens of millions of people - not by owning a TV network or spending truckloads of cash on advertising, but because millions of awesome people keep sharing 'films for action' with their friends on social media - in particular, our 850,000 supporters on Facebook and 70,000 site members. 

One of the coolest things is, thanks to our patrons, our library is ad-free and 100% supported by member donations, while 99% of our library is free to access and always will be. The pay-per-view films on our site, of course, help support the filmmakers, and 90-100% of the revenue for PPV films hosted by us goes to the filmmakers. 

To thank our $5/mo patrons, we partner with filmmakers and distributors to provide free access to a growing number of films that are normally pay-per-view. With just 20 highly curated films at the moment, it's basically a very, very tiny Netflix for world changers, but its main function is to support the library as a whole.

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Cheers,  Tim Hjersted