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