Monday, February 13, 2012

Announcement! Films have been selected!!

Announcing this year's lineups for the 5th Annual New York Peace Film Festival!
"Reconciliation Efforts Throughout World"

Sat. March 10 & Sun. March 11, 2012


Unitarian Church of All Souls
1157 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10075   MAP

Valid for entire day! It means you can watch as many screenings as you wish to see that day!

Now Advance Tickets Available Online! $12  /  $15 at the door (Cash only)

Here is the complete schedule: 

Saturday, March 10

1:15pm: War Investment Seminar (An animated short showing who profits and how wars have been sold to those with the most to lose.)

1:55pm: Cite Soleil: Sun, Dust, and Hope (Pax Christi brings hope to a city in crisis and poverty through community engagement and activity.)

2:30pm: Another Journey: Tales from Southern Sudan’s Homeless Generation (Forced to flee the Sudanese civil war, these boys (now men) literally walked 3,000 miles to find safety.)

3:30pm Fambultok (In war-torn Sierra-Leone reconciliation begins with your neighbors.)

5:00pm: Return to Hiroshima (Apart for 50 years, sibling survivors of the Hiroshima bombing reconcile their differences.) Followed by Q&A with filmmaker

7:00pm: 442: Live with Honor, Die with Dignity (Recruited from Internment Camps, Japanese Americans reflect on the accomplishments and the horrors of their Battalion’s experiences during WWII.) (*screening for the press & general public)

Sunday, March 11

1:15pm:   Ashes to Honey (One island’s struggle to halt nuclear power and build a sustainable future.) (NY Premiere)

3:30pm:   Atomic Mom (Many Americans, sworn to secrecy, worked in nuclear testing throughout the 1950s – 1980s.  This is the story of one of them.)

5:00pm:   Who Will Be Next? (This classic 1975 anti-nuclear film includes a rarely seen interview with Major Sweeney, the pilot of the plane that dropped the bomb on Nagasaki.)

7:00pm:   Knocking on the Devil’s Door (A comprehensive look at the nuclear industry and the many dangers it poses to the world, beyond the obvious one of nuclear annihilation.)