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Video: How to Jump Start Your War Culture of Peace: Interview with Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, ex-Director-General of UNESCO
"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 " "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 "
Bridging the gap- -International documentary film festival Fahrenheit 9/11
"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. " "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."
Beyond Classic Disney: 5 Great Animated Kids' Films Without the Racial Stereotypes Iranian Films Fly to 3 Countries
"Here are five Disney films that have found controversy over the years, and five films to consider in their place " "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."
Taguatinga Film Festival accepting registration until the 30th ( Brazil ) Amelie: A peace promoting film
"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. " "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. "
Festival Taguatinga de Cinema tem inscrições abertas até o dia 30 (Brasil) Black International Cinema Berlin: May 2-6, 2012
"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 " "The festival contributes to better understanding and increasing cooperation between people from various cultural, ethnic, national and religious backgrounds "
Everyday Rebellion: Interview with Filmmakers Arash and Arman Riahi The Motorcycle Diaries
"The film lovingly examines contemporary global nonviolence in its diversity and creativity " "a classical road movie ...beautiful scenery and a feeling that you are looking into the soul of America"
Frédéric Back, Director of "The Man Who Planted Trees" Bob Marley documentary approved by family of reggae legend
"politically engaged art is both possible and worthwhile " "the messages of peace and justice hidden within his songs, transcend borders "
Culture of Peace: Interview with Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, ex-Director-General of UNESCO Federico Mayor: Introduction to the Culture of Peace
"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 " "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". "
Under the Same Sun: A film for Israel and Palestine Culture of Peace Suppressed?
"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 " "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."
Copperhead: A Film Review Where Have You Hidden My New Crescent Moon?
"We come, through this film, to understand the viewpoint of a man, and others like him, who opposed slavery but believed the cure of war to be worse than the disease. " " 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."
Please Watch 'Bowling for Columbine' With Me This Saturday Night Youth Television Creates Peace
"if we the people, on a mass, grassroots level, don't get it together, the status quo will remain the same and we can just sit back and wait for next week's gun massacre " "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."
The Secret of the 5 Powers - A documentary about nonviolent heroes Howard Zinn and Social Justice, American Style
"The documentary weaves comic book animation with contemporary and historic footage that follows the lives of Alfred Hassler, an American anti-war hero, Vietnamese peace activist Sister Chan Khong and Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh " "As an historian, teacher, playwright, and activist, Zinn has been at the center of some of the greatest struggles in American democracy."
Human Rights Watch film festivals: Toronto and London Beyond Borders: A Refugee Film
"politically charged, inspiring and empowering stories covering themes of oppression, struggle and resilience " "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."
Outgoing Rep. Dennis Kucinich: With 2 Parties Failing U.S., It’s on Us to Build a "Culture of Peace" Lebanon: Divided by War, United by The Team
"this ubiquity, ubiquitousness of violence in our society isn’t just about guns. We have to look at the culture of violence that we have in America " "Lebanese youth are working to change this painful reality through a television series called The Team "
FESPACO 2013 : Preparations for an Excellent Festival of African Cinema Anwarul Chowdhury: Building a Culture of Peace Lecture
"the special prize for the peace and security of the African Union . . . aims to inspire, reward and honor, through the FESPACO, the best African film productions that promote a culture of peace " "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 "