A rewriting of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, A DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE is a global-participatory film from the team behind CONNECTED. With music by Moby and directed by Tiffany Shlain, it is an exhilarating montage of user-generated videos and graphics, a global mash-up demonstrating the vast potential of creative collaboration in the 21st century. A DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE is the first film of a new short film series called Let it Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change.
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Honored by Newsweek as one of the “Women Shaping the 21st Century,” Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker, founder of The Webby Awards, co-founded the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute and a mother of two children. Tiffany’s work with film, technology and activism have received 48 awards and her last four films premiered at Sundance. They include “Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of Happiness,” about reproductive rights in America and “The Tribe,” an exploration of American Jewish identity through the history of the Barbie doll, “Yelp: With Apologies to Allen Ginsberg’s Howl,” about our addition to technology and the importance of “unplugging, and her new critically acclaimed feature documentary that just had it’s theatrical release, “Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology.” A celebrated thinker and speaker, she is a visiting professor at The University of Wales, has advised Secretary of State Clinton, is on the advisory board of M.I.T.’s Geospatial Lab and presented the 2010 campus-wide Commencement Address at UCBerkeley.