From the Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait series
MY HERO Project seeks unique works of art by professional and student artists that celebrate the lives and courageous acts of heroes who work to promote change by positively affecting others and their communities. Completed artwork should reflect thoughtful ideas to show how the selected hero demonstrates heroic action and creates positive social change.
Enter the 2021 MY Hero Songwriting Contest!
Directed by: Will Parrinello |
Produced by: Will Parrinello | Executive Producer: Goldman Environmental Prize |
Production Company: Mill Valley Film Group |
Berta Cáceres rallied her indigenous Lenca people to wage a grassroots protest that successfully pressured the government of Honduras and the world's largest dam builder to withdraw from building the Agua Zarca Dam. In 2015 Berta received the Goldman Environmental Prize for her environmental activism.