Films About Peace

Defying Death in South Sudan

By: Francis Mead

Defying death in South Sudan. Featuring Humanitarian Hero Award Winner Ken Payumo.

A Diary From Syria - Walking The Empty Streets of Homs

By: Produced and Directed by the World Food Programme

A Diary From Syria - Walking The Empty Streets of Homs

A Battle for Peace

By: Walking the dog / Directed by: Joost Jansen

A soldier goes to the front during World War I, whose horrors make him realise that the enemy is actually war itself. The testimony of this soldier stands as a methaphor for the terrible cruelty of war and the desire for peace.

Punk Rock Diplomacy

By: The Moxie Institute/Dir. Tiffany Shlain
Starting with a hilarious story about Director Tiffany Shlain when she was 18 and out of her element, this short film explores her recent journeys as a filmmaker with the US State Department and how everyone can participate in what she calls 'Punk Rock Diplomacy.'

Veterans for Peace UK

By: Prod. Ben Griffin Dir. Andrew Davies
Veterans For Peace UK is an ex-services organisation of men and women who have served in every war that Britain has fought since WW2.

The Story of Three Rings: The Memoir of Dana Schwartz

By: The Righteous Conversations Project Students
Holocaust Survivor Dana Schwartz recounts her life in the Lvov Ghetto during the Holocaust in 'The Story of Three Rings', created by students in the Righteous Conversations Project Digital Storytelling Workshop, Summer 2015.

The Armor of Light [Trailer]

By: Abigail Disney
What price conscience? THE ARMOR OF LIGHT follows an Evangelical minister and the mother of a teenage shooting victim who ask, is it possible to be both pro-gun and pro-life?

Paper Tigers

By: Executive Producer: Karen Pritzker / Director: James Redford
Paper Tigers is an intimate look into the lives of selected students at Lincoln High School, an alternative school that specializes in educating traumatized youth.


Produced by:Anshul Sinha from INDIA
Experience the journey of a kite.

Nowtime of Peace

By: Produced and Directed by Jon Ware
Audri Scott Williams has dedicated her life to working for peace and has touched people from Africa to the United Nations and beyond in an effort to spread the message of peace and justice worldwide. Audri serves as a Multi-Region Global Trustee for the United Religions Initiative (URI).

Right To Play [Excerpt]

Produced by:Frank Marshall
Olympian Johann Olav Koss embarked on a remarkable journey to use sports to improve the lives of African children.

Hashim The Truth Angel

By: Sandi Bachom
Manger of the Role Model Program, Hashim Garrett "The Truth Angel", a part of the Guardian Angels "Education Team" goes into schools and shares his experience of being shot when he was 15 years old and paralyzed.

Playground Museum

By: Darren Press
PLAYGROUND MUSEUM - music, lyrics and performance by 13 year old indie singer/songwriter/guitarist Schuyler Iona Press.

Life of an American Muslim

Students and teachers at Mission High School discuss Islam and the Muslim culture. MISSION HIGH SCHOOL

Who Will Stand [Trailer]

By: Phil Valentine
A film about the challenges wounded veterans face as they come home.

AMAI The Bird of Light

By: Fauzia Minallah from PAKISTAN
Amai wants children to know their world, love and respect it and work for making it a humane one.

The Butterfly Effect

By: Basil Khoury, Fatima Ahmed, Sophia Sharon Dukarevich. CANADA / ISRAEL / PALE...
A discussion of social problems facing today’s global community, with a focus on how these actions create ripple effects around the world. PEACE IT TOGETHER

Crazy For Peace

By: Wendy Milette
Jeanie Bernstein has left a legacy of activism on her Laguna Beach community.

Azim Khamisa: The Tool of Forgiveness

Produced by:The Institute for Advancing Unity/The Working Group
A grieving father overcomes tragedy by creating something beautiful in his son's name - Tariq Khamisa.

Seeds Of Peace

By: Eric Kapenga
Since 1993, Seeds of Peace has set the standard in international peace-building by providing exceptional young people and educators from regions of conflict with an otherwise impossible opportunity to meet their historic enemies face-to-face at our International Camp in Maine.


By: Anita Young, Shams Said and Shai Azati - CANADA / ISRAEL / PALESTINE
A whole worldview gets better in an instant; a narrative film from the 2011 Peace It Together initiative. PEACE IT TOGETHER


By: Daniella Segal, Daniel Lebaron, and Amal Adawi - CANADA / ISRAEL / PALESTINE
Two dancers from opposing communities express their pain through movement. PEACE IT TOGETHER

Together We Can Create World Peace

By: Emily Baker
A picture of peace.

Let them Bloom

Produced by:Fauzia Minallah from PAKISTAN
A simple prayer for peace with beautiful illustrations.

One! The Garry Davis Story

By: Arthur Kanegis
A look at the life of International Peace Activist Garry Davis.

The Nuclear Genie

By: Erik Choquette
A short film warning about the dangers of nuclear arms!

Playing For Change: Peace Through Music

By: Mark Johnson & Jonathan Walls
Playing for Change | Peace through Music

Pray the Devil Back to Hell - excerpt

By: Abigail Disney (Producer) and Gini Reticker (Director)
This important documentary sheds light on the "Womens Peace Movement of Liberia," and celebrates these unsung heroes. (excerpt)


By: Sharif Christopher Matar & Erik Takagi Butts
A man takes a long journey to do what only he can do.

Tribute to Ron Kovic

By: The MY HERO Project
Ron Kovic is a peacemaker hero and continues to make the world a better place.

Law of Love

By: Rahul Brown
In 2007, children from Pakistan and India wrote letters to each other for peace.

JOANNE Tawfilis - peacemaker hero

By: Slater Jewell-Kemker
Joanne inspires us all with the Art Miles Murals Project.
The Bridge
By: Jeton Neziraj
A lovely animated tale of a special bridge. Kosovo

Everest: A Climb for Peace (excerpt)

By: Lance Trumbull
This film chronicles the spectacular journey of 9 'peace climbers' from different faiths and cultures as they climb to the summit of the tallest mountain in the world.

Rashid Peters: Peace Activist & Music Hero

By: Jeanne and Tony
A portrait of Rashid Peters, a peace activist and music hero from Sierra Leone.

A Life Of Death

By: Dawn Westlake
A moving visualization of the poem: "A Life of Death" by Donald Westlake.

Nobelity: Jody Williams

By: Turk Pipkin
Nobel Laureate Jody Williams, who won the Peace Prize in 1997, worked to ban land mines.

Nobelity: Desmond Tutu

By: Turk Pipkin
Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu, who won the Peace Prize in 1984, shares his inspiration with us.

Nobelity: Sir Joseph Rotblat

By: Turk Pipkin
Nobel Laureate Sir Joseph Rotblat, who won the Peace Prize in 1995, wanted to rid the world of nuclear arms.

Waging Peace

By: Wendy Milette
An exploration of the way individuals can come together to work for peace.

Ruty Hotzen on the Footsteps of Janusz Koschak

By: Cheikh Seck

Move With Me

A poetic film of the heroic children from Kosovo after the war.

From Beirut...To Those Who Love Us
By: Beirut Letters/Samidoun
A message about peace from the Middle East.

At the Heart of Peace

Produced by:Melanie and Bill Holden
An inspirational poetic montage encouraging inner peace.

Peace it Together: Freedom

Produced by:Illy Auerbach, Mohammed Qassas, Jeremy Izso
A meditation on the meaning of freedom.

Student Work

Imagine Peace

Produced by:Mali Bickley & The Dreamteam
A collection of art and prose from children of the world who imagine peace.

Wangari Maathai

By: Will Levitt
Wangari Maathai works to save the earth through awareness and celebration.

Pass the PEACE

By: Justin Cohan
A Native American tradition is carried through many languages at TAFT High SCHOOL - Pass the Peace!

Painting Peace

By: Slater Jewell-Kemker
Painting a Peace mural for the Art-Miles-Mural-Project.

Bring Them Home

By: Gracie McMahon and Bailey Winston
Two young reporters talk to protesters about the struggle for peace.

Signs of Peace

By: La La
Signs of PEACE reminds us of the value of symbols.

Peace Begins

By: Slater Jewell-Kemker
Slater works with other youth activists in a colorful celebration of Peace Day.


By: Yasmin, Tamara, and Jose
The PeaceMakers are a group of students who help solve problems. Made possible by a grant from the California Arts Council 2008.


By: Mattan Cohen
Nationalistic identities cause a rift between fellow students

Prayers for Peace

Produced by:Dustin Grella
A young man seeks peace on behalf of his brother.

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