In June 2017, we launched our new campaign, Painfully Brave, which encourages people to share their stories about how they have survived painful situations. Read on to learn more.
Filmmaker Sarah Laine Smith introduces her upcoming short film, Not Here. The storyline follows Dani (played by Smith) who is a former US Marine who has volunteered for the Ukraine National Guard in defending their eastern front against Russian separatists. Read on to learn more about Smith’s inspiration to create this film and how you can help support it.
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[TW: rape mention] “Art means everything to me. It’s a universal language and it’s one I can speak when words aren’t enough. It’s something that keeps my hands busy when I’m hyperactive; it has rescued me from many of my dark places. ”
“I think art means creativity and having a way to express yourself and find yourself. It’s just fresh air in my life. It’s a way to switch off and let go. It’s a break from the pressure to be perfect.”