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Mandela Day 2014: how will you be an ethical leader? Iranian Films Fly to 3 Countries
"Mandela wanted the next generation to take on the struggle against injustice, saying: ‘It is in your hands now.”" "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."
WACC-SIGNIS Human Rights Award 2013 Goes to "Caminhos da paz" (Paths of Peace) Culture of Peace: Interview with Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, ex-Director-General of UNESCO
"It is one of the rare examples in recent decades of a conflict resolved by negotiation in Africa." "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 "
Video: How to Jump Start Your War Fahrenheit 9/11
"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 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."
Bridging the gap- -International documentary film festival Amelie: A peace promoting film
"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. " "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. "
Beyond Classic Disney: 5 Great Animated Kids' Films Without the Racial Stereotypes Black International Cinema Berlin: May 2-6, 2012
"Here are five Disney films that have found controversy over the years, and five films to consider in their place " "The festival contributes to better understanding and increasing cooperation between people from various cultural, ethnic, national and religious backgrounds "
Taguatinga Film Festival accepting registration until the 30th ( Brazil ) The Motorcycle Diaries
"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 classical road movie ...beautiful scenery and a feeling that you are looking into the soul of America"
Festival Taguatinga de Cinema tem inscrições abertas até o dia 30 (Brasil) Bob Marley documentary approved by family of reggae legend
"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 messages of peace and justice hidden within his songs, transcend borders "
Everyday Rebellion: Interview with Filmmakers Arash and Arman Riahi Federico Mayor: Introduction to the Culture of Peace
"The film lovingly examines contemporary global nonviolence in its diversity and creativity " "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". "
Frédéric Back, Director of "The Man Who Planted Trees" Culture of Peace Suppressed?
"politically engaged art is both possible and worthwhile " "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."
Culture of Peace: Interview with Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, ex-Director-General of UNESCO Where Have You Hidden My New Crescent Moon?
"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 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."
Under the Same Sun: A film for Israel and Palestine Youth Television Creates Peace
"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 " "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."
Copperhead: A Film Review Howard Zinn and Social Justice, American Style
"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. " "As an historian, teacher, playwright, and activist, Zinn has been at the center of some of the greatest struggles in American democracy."
Please Watch 'Bowling for Columbine' With Me This Saturday Night Beyond Borders: A Refugee Film
"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 " "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."
The Secret of the 5 Powers - A documentary about nonviolent heroes Lebanon: Divided by War, United by The Team
"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 " "Lebanese youth are working to change this painful reality through a television series called The Team "
Human Rights Watch film festivals: Toronto and London Anwarul Chowdhury: Building a Culture of Peace Lecture
"politically charged, inspiring and empowering stories covering themes of oppression, struggle and resilience " "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 "