Thanks to HUMAN DISTRICT 2016 – The International Film Festival of Human Rights for inviting us to screen in Belgrade on June 24th @ 19:55hrs. Visit the festival website to see the amazing, inspiring peacebuilding stories from around the world.
We so appreciate receiving the Documentary Feature Best Overall Award at the Longleaf Film Festival 2016. Big thanks to Sally Bloom and the Longleaf Film Festival team for celebrating narrative and documentary film, especially NC films and filmmakers, and for honoring Peace in Our Pockets and shining a light on this inspiring Kenyan story.
We have exciting news! Peace in Our Pockets is an Official Selection at the 2016 Longleaf Film Festival at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, NC. This fest puts a spotlight on made in NC films so we are especially happy to be screening with other great NC filmmakers and films. Peace in
We sold out our FRESH DOCS screening in Durham, North Carolina on February 26th. The film was warmly received and inspired several in attendance to explore other local screenings in the coming months.
We are excited to have our first screening in Durham, NC! The Southern Documentary Fund and the Center for Documentary Studies are pleased to present a free screening of Peace in Our Pockets Friday, Feb. 26th @ 7pm at the Full Frame Theater, American Tobacco Campus, 320 Blackwell St., Durham, NC. The film is presented as part of the Fresh
Thanks to Kariobangi Mirror and others for hosting the third slum tour screening of Peace in Our Pockets in Mathare #10, Nairobi. Lead organizer of these events, Willis Adika Adeya wrote that this new initiative is awessome as it allows them to reach many people and engage in debate and discussion. His organization, Kariobangi Mirror
The following article comes via Building Peace, an online magazine from Alliance for Peacebuilding. The film references the tension and violence in this part of Kenya at a time when I was shooting the film. We are looking forward to March screenings organized as part of Una Hakika, a project of the Sentinel Project in
We are excited to share about two screenings this month. Aweil, South Sudan Helena Puig Larrauri and Michaela Ledesma, co-organizers of Build Peace, reached out to us to bring the film to their good work in South Sudan. Helena wrote: The project in Aweil will introduce a group of people to participatory video as a means
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