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