In deze video’s wordt heel krachtig voelbaar gemaakt waar moderne vrouwen en meisjes tegenaan lopen als ze op een veilige, vrije en ontspannen manier zichzelf willen zijn.
“Dear Young Woman”: a poem of empowerment“I see all the armour you wear. I see all the jewels and gems of wisdom you share. It’s okay to shine.” Britta B performs “Dear Young Woman” in our series Poetic License.
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“A word that comes to mind for this piece is ’empowerment,’” Kingston-born and Toronto based spoken word poet, teaching artist, mentor and emcee Britta Badour says of her poem Dear Young Woman. “As a poet I really want to serve as an encouraging voice through my work and I want this poem to be a reminder that whatever you’re going through as a woman you have the choice to make for yourself on how gentle and kind you are with yourself.”
“I may be putting this out there as a message for people other than me, but it’s also a reminder to myself to treat myself kindly and to be good to myself.”
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Brenna Twohy, performing at NPS 2014 in Oakland, CA.
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Katie Makkai - PrettyKatie Makkai, a veteran poetry slammer - defining the word "pretty".
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Why I DanceWhy I Dance is a pole dance film about women who come together to reclaim their bodies and themselves. In celebration of all women everywhere. The proceeds of our original track will benefit the California Women's Law Center, fighting for social justice for women and girls. Purchase here: whyidance.bandcamp.com
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Director of Photography Alana Fickes
Edited by Jameelah Nuriddin
Orchestration by Ben Stanton
Vocals by Allie Feder
Production Designer Heather Farah
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Assistant Director Erika Scopelli
Camera Operators Sara Newman and Katie Wise
DIT Andreja Bourke
Melanie Zoey Weinstein
Videographer Eddie Vu
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videoclip 'OH MEISJE' - Esther Groenenberg'Oh meisje' staat ook op het debuut album van Esther. Het album 'Slingers en ballonnen is nu te downloaden via: http://itunes.apple.com/nl/album/slingers-en-ballonnen/id351888113