Dec 11

Screen Shot 2013-12-11 at 12.48.01 PM“In an episode of ‘What Would You Do’, three actors play out a racist scene in a barbershop to gauge people’s reactions.” Click here to watch this beautiful & powerful example of what it means to transcend our fears and pain, to speak up for what we know to be true, and to trust. Excellent example of media for peacebuilding.

Oct 06

corn-610x426From : 2 October (Mohandas K. Gandhi’s birth anniversary)

Until : 16 October (World Food Day)

A global call for action to stand up for our diverse & free food heritage.

Click here to watch a video message from Vandana Shiva, and take action!

“Our seeds and food are vital to life. We cannot afford to allow the destruction of the planet and our health to continue. We cannot allow seed slavery and food dictatorship to continue. We must take back our seeds, our food, our freedom.”

- Vandana Shiva

Oct 02

Screen Shot 2013-10-02 at 12.13.39 PM The newest video  from The Story of Stuff Project, “The Story of Solutions, explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal.” Here at Media for Peacebuilding, we are all about transformative solutions for a better world!

Aug 07

The Occupy Gezi movement, which is taking Istanbul by storm, is a mostly nonviolent movement which attempts to address universal values like real democracy, reverential ecology, economic liberation, human rights, social justice, and peace. One of the most interesting aspects of Occupy Gezi for me (Kimberlye Kowalczyk) has been the explosion of art and music in Istanbul. Expression liberates creativity, and that is what we are seeing in Istanbul. Listen to music from Occupy Gezi for free, online here.

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Jan 19

Watch this inspiring TED talk by Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry, who spearheaded the viral internet campaign, “Israel loves Iran”.

 

Oct 12

Click here to watch another excellent example of peace journalism from Al Jazeera’s Witness. Peace Journalism’s role is to create opportunities for society at large to consider and value non-violent responses to conflict.

 

“As fighting rages in Syria, four political satirists find themselves swept up in the great debates that divide Syria’s revolutionaries: armed revenge or non-violent resistance?”

Watch other Witness videos here: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/witness

Oct 08

Watch this documentary on greening deserts by documentary filmmaker and ecologist, John D. Liu.

Visit Liu’s interactive storytelling website here: www.whatifwechange.org

 

Jul 02

Watch this episode of Al Jazeera’s Witness, “Alfred’s Free Press.”

“One innovative journalist has found a way to get daily news and information to Liberians — with the aid of a blackboard.”

Jun 28

Watch this Transcend Media Service interview with Professor Paul Scott on the mainstream media, peace, and democracy.

Jun 28

Click here to watch this global participatory video project in a “Declaration of Interdependence”, by Let it Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change. Music by Moby.

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