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Opening Night - 2018 Peace On Earth Film Festival
Davis Theater
Chicago, IL
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Thank you for support our effort to shine a light on issues important to our democracy and freedoms about the world. Further, we are grateful that you have support us in our honoring of courageous independent filmmakers the world over as they champion issues of peace, nonviolence, social justice and a sustainable planet. Keep following us, and the filmmakers throughout the year, The POEFF Team


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Opening Night - 2018 Peace On Earth Film Festival
"The Secret Fatwa"  (Feat Doc/ USA/ 55 min)  Dir. Delnaz Abadi

In 1988 the Islamic Republic of Iran, in a religious purging, sent to death 4,000 political prisoners - crimes unknown to the world and unique in the history of state crimes.                                                   English & Farsi w/ subtitles          
       
Delnaz Abadi   Q&A *

"Circle Up"  (Feat Doc/ USA/ 69 min) Dir. Julie Mallozzi

After the brutal slaying of her teenage son, Janet Connors reaches out to her sons killer to offer a chance for forgiveness. They team up with other mothers of murdered children to help young people break the chain of violence.

Julie Mallozzi   Q&A *

"Not One of Us" (Animation/ USA/ 9 min)   Animator, Bill Jarcho

When a brutish band of clay-morphing meanies invade and conquer a tribe of peaceful natives, their callous actions escalate to a shocking finale.      

"Perceptions: From Prison to Purpose" (USA/40 min/short doc)
        Dir Garrett Guinn
In 2009 Noah Schultz was imprisoned for attempted murder. While incarcerated, he transform himself from gang member and drug dealer, to college grad, author, inspirational speaker and an advocate for prison reform.

Noah Schultz      Q&A *  

* Q&A Moderator:  Jerome McDonald. host of WBEZ's "Worldview"

Parental Cautionary Suggestions (C/S) for young audience members based on the film content. 16 or Older      
  These are merely suggestions, as you know your child best.

Location

Davis Theater (View)
4614 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States


Categories

Film > Festivals

Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Owner: Peace On Earth Film Festival
On BPT Since: Jan 30, 2018
 
Peace On Earth Film Festival
7732731598
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Attendees

Name Withheld
Chicago, IL United States
Mar 09, 2018 12:48 PM
Name Withheld
Chicago, IL United States
Mar 09, 2018 12:48 PM
Charles H.
Chicago, IL United States
Mar 09, 2018 12:38 PM
Charles H.
Chicago, IL United States
Mar 09, 2018 12:38 PM
Charles H.
Chicago, IL United States
Mar 09, 2018 12:38 PM
Charles H.
Chicago, IL United States
Mar 09, 2018 12:38 PM

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