We were very excited to receive great news today – an invitation to screen at the Global Peace Film Festival in Orlando, FL, Sept. 28-Oct.4. We look forward to sharing this inspiring Kenyan story and connecting with local organizations and other peacebuilders. From the festival website: The GPFF presents films from around
Thanks to Professor Tetsushi Ogata at UC-Berkeley for reaching out to us for our first university screening of the rough cut. In October Professor Ogata showed the film in his class, “Conflict Resolution, Social Change and Cultures of Peace” class, an upper division course taught in the Peace and Conflict Studies Program.
Last week Yusra Salim at UNDP-Sudan reported back on the rough cut screening of PEACE IN OUR POCKETS at their first ever Social Good Summit. I appreciated Yusra and her colleague Margunn for reaching out to me and arranging for a screening during this busy peacebuilding conference. A focus of the Social Good Summit was
It’s been a while since posting here and now is a good time to share a bit about progress on the film. We are in midst of post-production and have a very nice rough cut assembled running about 54 minutes long. We shared the film at the BUILD PEACE Conference at the MIT Media Lab
Kenny has written a piece reflecting on his film “A New Kind of Listening” for the Spring 2014 edition of South Writ Large. South Writ Large is a quarterly online magazine that explores the culture of the changing South through its literature, art, music, psychology, and social patterns. The magazine grew out of the Global
As a documentary filmmaker, I believe in the power of small stories to express and illustrate the universal themes of empowerment, justice and peace. My vision for Peace in Our Pockets has been to capture and share the story of one organization’s efforts to nurture democracy and deepen peace in Kenya. I feel this film
This week I met up with George at the ACREF center in Baba Dogo before going into the community to meet some of Sisi Ni Amani‘s partners. George and the other Sisi Coordinators have spent months identifying and cultivating relationships with the people and grassroots organizations who can be their ears on the ground. These