"Meet the Filmmakers" - LIVE online session
Monday, June 22, 5:30 pm EST
Moderated by Viktorija Mickute
Senior producer at AJ Contrast, Al Jazeera's immersive storytelling studio.
This film streams online for 48 hours from June 21, 5:00 PM to June 23, 5:00 PM
After 50 years of war, the Colombian peace process is the latest world success in peace agreements due to a very diverse and experienced group of experts, along with the support of the international community, coming together to support this initiative. A Call for Peace is our journey around the world to unravel many intriguing questions and reveal a previously unseen view into the work of notable peace-builders that are responsible for transforming conflicts around the world. The film is not only a moving historic document but also a striking story of reconciliation in the 21st century.
A CALL FOR PEACE
Juan C Borrero - Melodie Carli | USA (Columbia, Ireland, UK) | 2018 | 54'
These films stream online for 48 hours from June 18, 5:00 PM to June 20, 5:00 PM
Short Films on Climate change and Women
Like No Other| Aziz Ahmed |USA, Pakistan| 11' |2019
Caused by a combination of global warming and climate change, the 2010 Pakistan floods were the worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history. The film addresses the increasing impact of climate change on displacement.
Mother, Daughter, Sister | Jeanne Marie Hallacy | USA, Bangladesh, Myanmar| 28' | 2018
Amae, Thamee, Ama (Mother, Daughter, Sister) gives voice to Kachin and Rohingya women calling for an end to sexual violence in conflict.
Fly High طيري| Fatma Racha Shehadeh|Lebanon|
06:29' | 2019
Marital Rape exists- Yes consensual sex does exists between a husband and a wife. Marriage won't normalize or humanize rape.. Be a woman who looks up to the sky.
Chasing Glaciers | Mark Gregory | Peru | 19:50' | 2019
Climate Change is currently manifesting itself in the beautiful country of Perú. Within their borders are 70% of the world´s tropical glaciers and over the last 40 years, they have lost almost half their surface areas.
Voices on the Road | Bethan John, Eilidh Munro | Peru | 23' | 2019
Deep in the remote Peruvian Amazon a road is quietly destroying a protected rainforest, cutting through a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many indigenous communities are struggling to live in this 'paradise.