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September 2012

Hello Friend,

Happy International Day of Peace!

Peace it Together is proud to work alongside other organizations around the world committed to fostering understanding amongst groups in conflict, promoting nonviolent forms of engagement, and ultimately cultivating a culture of peace, on this International Day of Peace, September 21 2012.

To celebrate Peace Day, we are asking that you watch and share this 2.5 min film about how the Palestinian, Israeli and Canadian participants of our dialogue and filmmaking program build peace, frame by frame. Join us for a live chat on Twitter at 12-noon PST, with your answer to the question:

If you could inspire peace-building with a film, what story would you tell?

Send your messages to our twitter handle - @peacefilms - and be sure to use the hashtags #films4peace and #peaceday to connect with us and others.



The theme of the 2012 International Day of Peace is “Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future.”

In this video message, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks about the importance of sustainable peace-building.

To learn the history of the International Day of Peace, as well as to learn about events happening around the world for Peace day 2012, visit our blog.



On Tuesday, September 25 Peace it Together, with Whistler International Day of Peace, will be co-hosting an interactive workshop for both youth and adults at the PassivHaus in Whistler, BC, Canada. The workshop will include a film screening, as well as a lively and engaging discussion about conflict resolution and peace-building.

The workshop runs from 6:30-8:30PM. Learn more here.

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Peace it Together is proud to announce that Within the Eye of the Storm, a film by Peace it Together Israeli Program Coordinator Shelley Hermon, is premiering this weekend in cities around the world. Screenings are being held in multiple cities in Israel, in the Palestinian Territories, and in Oslo Parliament, and will be broadcast on several European TV channels.

After September 22, you can watch the entire film online. Visit the Within the Eye of the Storm website
to learn more.

Congratulations Shelley!

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