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Bridging the gap- -International documentary film festival Culture of Peace: Interview with Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, ex-Director-General of UNESCO
"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. " "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 "
Beyond Classic Disney: 5 Great Animated Kids' Films Without the Racial Stereotypes Fahrenheit 9/11
"Here are five Disney films that have found controversy over the years, and five films to consider in their place " "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."
Taguatinga Film Festival accepting registration until the 30th ( Brazil ) Iranian Films Fly to 3 Countries
"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. " "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."
Festival Taguatinga de Cinema tem inscrições abertas até o dia 30 (Brasil) Amelie: A peace promoting film
"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 " "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. "
Everyday Rebellion: Interview with Filmmakers Arash and Arman Riahi Black International Cinema Berlin: May 2-6, 2012
"The film lovingly examines contemporary global nonviolence in its diversity and creativity " "The festival contributes to better understanding and increasing cooperation between people from various cultural, ethnic, national and religious backgrounds "
Frédéric Back, Director of "The Man Who Planted Trees" The Motorcycle Diaries
"politically engaged art is both possible and worthwhile " "a classical road movie ...beautiful scenery and a feeling that you are looking into the soul of America"
Culture of Peace: Interview with Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, ex-Director-General of UNESCO Bob Marley documentary approved by family of reggae legend
"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 " "the messages of peace and justice hidden within his songs, transcend borders "
Under the Same Sun: A film for Israel and Palestine Federico Mayor: Introduction to the Culture of 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 " "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". "
Copperhead: A Film Review Culture of Peace Suppressed?
"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. " "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."
Please Watch 'Bowling for Columbine' With Me This Saturday Night Where Have You Hidden My New Crescent Moon?
"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 " " 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."
The Secret of the 5 Powers - A documentary about nonviolent heroes Youth Television Creates Peace
"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 " "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."
Human Rights Watch film festivals: Toronto and London Howard Zinn and Social Justice, American Style
"politically charged, inspiring and empowering stories covering themes of oppression, struggle and resilience " "As an historian, teacher, playwright, and activist, Zinn has been at the center of some of the greatest struggles in American democracy."
Outgoing Rep. Dennis Kucinich: With 2 Parties Failing U.S., It’s on Us to Build a "Culture of Peace" Beyond Borders: A Refugee Film
"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 " "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."
FESPACO 2013 : Preparations for an Excellent Festival of African Cinema Lebanon: Divided by War, United by The Team
"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 " "Lebanese youth are working to change this painful reality through a television series called The Team "
FESPACO 2013 : Des dispositions pour une belle fête du cinéma africain Anwarul Chowdhury: Building a Culture of Peace Lecture
"le prix spécial pour la paix et la sécurité de l’Union africaine . . . vise à primer, récompenser, honorer, à travers le FESPACO, les meilleures productions cinématographiques africaines qui promeuvent la culture de la paix " "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 "