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Women working for peace in Israel Culture of Peace: Interview with Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, ex-Director-General of UNESCO
"video about a group of women formed after last summer’s Gaza war who go out every Friday to different locations around Israel encouraging people to vote in the upcoming elections for whichever party they think will push for a peace deal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict." "Cultivating a better future is possible and we can do it in a collective way with justice and solidarity through a responsible and creative participatory democracy, based in culture of peace "
A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education Iranian Films Fly to 3 Countries
"Human rights education can transform people’s lives, empowering individuals on a path to dignity and bring about positive change in their respective communities and societies." "The Iranian cinema is a unique one of its type because of its exclusive properties. It is empty from violence, immorality, affronts and insults and discourtesy."
UNICEF lanza nuevos spots contra la violencia en El Salvador Fahrenheit 9/11
"¿No te indigna la violencia que afecta las niñas, niños y adolescentes en El Salvador?”, pregunta Visitante al inicio del spot, para luego pasar Residente a animar a participar, involucrarse y proponer ideas frente a este problema" "The film puts together remarkable footage from the most controversial events of our time, beginning with the Congressional debate (or should one say "lack of debate") following the 2000 election and going through the war in Iraq."
New documentary highlights daily commitment of teachers around the world Amelie: A peace promoting film
" It follows teachers from all over the world - in countries such as Argentina, Togo, India, or Belgium - to shed light on what teachers’ everyday lives look like around the world" "People can learn from this movie and the little things one can do to make others happier. If everyone strove to make one more person happy each day, or even each week, the world would be a much more pleasant place. "
Mandela Day 2014: how will you be an ethical leader? Black International Cinema Berlin: May 2-6, 2012
"Mandela wanted the next generation to take on the struggle against injustice, saying: ‘It is in your hands now.”" "The festival contributes to better understanding and increasing cooperation between people from various cultural, ethnic, national and religious backgrounds "
WACC-SIGNIS Human Rights Award 2013 Goes to "Caminhos da paz" (Paths of Peace) The Motorcycle Diaries
"It is one of the rare examples in recent decades of a conflict resolved by negotiation in Africa." "a classical road movie ...beautiful scenery and a feeling that you are looking into the soul of America"
Video: How to Jump Start Your War Bob Marley documentary approved by family of reggae legend
"a satirical look at the four similar deceptive protocols used to start each of the last four big international wars: World War Two, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq " "the messages of peace and justice hidden within his songs, transcend borders "
Bridging the gap- -International documentary film festival Federico Mayor: Introduction to the Culture of Peace
"UNAFF celebrates the power of films dealing with human rights, environmental themes, population, migration, women's issues, refugees, homelessness, racism, health, universal education, war and peace. " "During the twelve years he spent as head of UNESCO (1987-1999), Professor Mayor Zaragoza gave new momentum to the Organization's mission, "to build the bastions of peace in the minds of men". "
Beyond Classic Disney: 5 Great Animated Kids' Films Without the Racial Stereotypes Culture of Peace Suppressed?
"Here are five Disney films that have found controversy over the years, and five films to consider in their place " "Instead of the normal broadcast, they presented the names and faces of each solider that has fallen so far in the U.S. siege and occupation of Iraq. However, most Americans did not see the special. ABC affiliates around the country were forbidden to air it."
Taguatinga Film Festival accepting registration until the 30th ( Brazil ) Where Have You Hidden My New Crescent Moon?
"This year the central theme of the festival is the diffusion of the culture of peace, through discussion of good social interaction, ecology, humanization of cities and urban and social kindness. " " A story that they have to live with all their life — of hoping against hope to find their missing children and often dying without ever finding them."
Festival Taguatinga de Cinema tem inscrições abertas até o dia 30 (Brasil) Youth Television Creates Peace
"Este ano, o tema central do festival é a difusão do conceito de cultura de paz, pela discussão sobre o bom convívio social, ecologia, humanização das cidades, gentileza urbana e social " "Youth in areas of ethnic conflict are hooked on serial television programs that promote peace by example, and show kids from all backgrounds the commonalities they share."
Everyday Rebellion: Interview with Filmmakers Arash and Arman Riahi Howard Zinn and Social Justice, American Style
"The film lovingly examines contemporary global nonviolence in its diversity and creativity " "As an historian, teacher, playwright, and activist, Zinn has been at the center of some of the greatest struggles in American democracy."
Frédéric Back, Director of "The Man Who Planted Trees" Beyond Borders: A Refugee Film
"politically engaged art is both possible and worthwhile " "you are forced to confront the suffering of real people in a way that is usually unkown to those of us who live under the mainstream media blanket of wealthy "Western" countries."
Culture of Peace: Interview with Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, ex-Director-General of UNESCO Lebanon: Divided by War, United by The Team
"Cultivating a better future is possible and we can do it in a collective way with justice and solidarity through a responsible and creative participatory democracy, based in culture of peace " "Lebanese youth are working to change this painful reality through a television series called The Team "
Under the Same Sun: A film for Israel and Palestine Anwarul Chowdhury: Building a Culture of Peace Lecture
"Under the Same Sun seeks to humanize the “other” for both Israeli and Palestinian audiences, and aims to dispel the belief held by many that there is no partner on the other side " "Ambassador Chowdhury has played a key role in the development of the Global Movement for a Culture of Peace since 1999 when it was called for in the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace, of the United Nations General Assembly "