Film Festival for Peace Program Guide
 
"U.S. War on the World"

  
SATURDAY DECEMBER 18, 2010


 
special featured classic 
10:00-12:50
YOUNG LIONS  
An anti-war classic explores the destiny of three soldiers during World War II. 

Year: 1958  
Time: 167 Minutes 
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Starring: Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift










12:50-01:00   MC OPENING


01:00-02:40   
THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN  IN AMERICA
This important documentary shows how Daniel Ellsberg helped change the face of the American war machine in Vietnam when he released The Pentagon Papers in 1971. 

Year: 2009 
Time: 92 Minutes 
Directors: Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith 
Starring: John Dean, Daniel Ellsberg, and Patricia Ellsberg










02:40-02:50   BREAK



02:50-03:50
THIS BODY IS A PRISON
This documentary visits the struggle of Palestinians not seen on the daily news.

Year: 2006
Time: 45 Minutes
Director: Dylan Bergeson










03:50-4:55 
IRAN AND THE WEST 
A British documentary made to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, shows the impact of constant provocation and intervention of the Unites States government on Iranian internal affairs.


BBC documentary
Year: 2009
Time: 60 Minutes





04:55-5:50  
THE DAECHURI WAR 

As the U.S. Government expands military bases in Pyeongtaek city, a war is being waged against the farmers of the South Korean village of Daechuri.

Year: 2006 
Time: 45 Minutes
Director: Jeong II Geon



05:50-06:25
JENA 6 

This documentary explains the case of 6 African-American youth put on trial as racial tensions lead to the largest Civil Rights demonstration in the South since the time of Martin L. King Jr. 

Narrated by Mumia Abu Jamal.







06:25-07:15
DISPATCHES: 
IRAQ'S SECRET WAR FILES
One of the largest official files leak in history with nearly 400,000 Iraq war logs, reveals the reality 
of the ongoing war and occupation of Iraq, from 
civilian deaths to torture and cover-ups.

Time:  48 Minutes
Director: Channel 4 

Year: 2010

 



07:15-08:50

RESTREPO
This documentary follows a platoon of soldiers in occupied Afghanistan.

 

Year: 2010
Time:  93 minutes
Director: Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger




 

08:50-08:55   MC CLOSING






SUNDAY DECEMBER 19, 2010 

 

special featured classic10:00-12:05   
CATCH 22 

An anti-war classic against militarism and war.


Year: 1970
Time: 122 Minutes 
Director: Mike Nichols
Starring:  Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel, Anthony Perkins, Martin Sheen, Jon Voight and Orson Welles.  



12:05-12:15   MC OPENING



12:15-02:10   
QUIEN DIJO MIEDO? 

A moving documentary about the struggle of the Honduran people against a United States sponsored Coup d'Etat in June 2009.   

Year: 2010
Time:  118 Minutes
Director: Katia Lara



02:10-02:20   BREAK 



02:20-04:20   
CUBA: AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY 

A documentary showing United States interventions in Africa and contrasting them to the constructive role Cuba has played in Africa.

Year: 2007

Time: 120 Minutes 
Director/Producer Jihan El Tahri 






04:20-04:40   
THE BIRD & THE PRISONER 

A story about one of the Cuban 5 political prisoners held in U.S. jails. 

Story read by Danny Glover.




Year: 2010

Time: 7 Minutes









04:40-06:55   
KANEHSATAKE: 270 YEARS OF RESISTANCE 

2010 marks the 20th anniversary of the Mohawk people defending their land from the expansion of a golf course. This documentary explores their heroic struggle for self-determination. 
 
Year: 1993
Time: 120 Minutes 
Director/Producer: Alanis Obamsawin





06:55-08:25   
CANADA: IMPERIALIST AT HOME / IMPERIALIST ABROAD
A multimedia feature created by Mobilization Against War and Occupation to uncover the truth about how the government of Canada's policies are impacting poor and oppressed people around the world.
Year: Last edition 2010 (First Edition 2004)
By Mobilization Against War & Occupation -MAWO 



08:25-08:35   MC CLOSING