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Re: Video relevant to Pyramid of Peace

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  • dantakum
    A nice work there, i pray this comes to Nigeria too.
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 14, 2010
      A nice work there,
      i pray this comes to Nigeria too.

      --- In learningfromeachother@yahoogroups.com, Pamela McLean <pam54321@...> wrote:
      > Hi Andrius
      > Ref - [livingbytruth] Che Smith (Rhymefest) offers hope for Chicago's 20th
      > ward "Here's a flyer that I made about engaging the violent by "looking at
      > everything from their point of view":
      > http://www.helproom.org/upload/helproom1.jpg .
      > I've been looking at the flyer in some detail and was interested in the
      > areas it covers - so I thought I'd let you know that, and at the same time
      > take the opportunity for a "smile and a wave", and to mention a short film
      > (available on DVD) that I saw last night relevant to Pyramid of Peace..
      > We are not in contact so much now, but I still tell people about the value
      > of Minciu Sodas and all you achieved there (often in posts I have put on my
      > posterous http://dadamac.posterous.com ). I don't give the same amount of
      > time to lists any more, but now and again I try to dip in to what see what
      > you are writing.
      > Ref - engaging the violent, and Kenyan post-election violence, an event I
      > went to last night may be of interests anyone connected with Pyramid of
      > Peace. The information below is from the letter of invitation I received
      > Pamela
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      > Dear BAEF Members,
      > I hope that this email finds you well.
      > Please find attached details of an upcoming screening of a
      > Kenyan documentary film *An African Answer*. Date: *Friday 12th of November
      > at Friends House in Euston from 6.30 pm*. The Kenyan High Commission has
      > been invited to the event. Please see additional info on the attached the
      > flyer plus some supporting info below ...
      > *An African Answer* is filmed in Kenya and is about grassroots peace
      > initiatives work that followed on from the political agreement in the post
      > elections violence. It captures the peace work of two internationally
      > renowned religious leaders from Nigeria, Pastor James Wuye and Imam Mohammed
      > Ashafa, and depicts a dramatic bid by them to bring healing and
      > reconciliation in Uasin Gishu district following the post-election
      > violence.
      > *An African Answer,* which has been endorsed by Kofi Annan, had its world
      > premiere in Nairobi in May this year in the same hotel in which Kofi Annan
      > brokered the National Peace Accord. The Chief Guest was PS Francis
      > Kimemia, Permanent
      > Secretary for Internal Security, who said `*There are no permanent angels or
      > permanent devils in any community. Peace needs to be deepened.**This film is
      > a resource of best practice…. It reflects the indomitable spirit of the
      > Kenyan people*.'
      > *An African Answer* is produced by For the Love of Tomorrow Films (FLT*films
      > *), the film-making division of UK charity Initiatives of Change. It follows
      > an earlier, award-winning film about the two men, *The Imam and the Pastor*,
      > shot in Nigeria and narrated by Rageh Omaar. This depicted the astonishing
      > reconciliation between the former enemies, showing that it is possible for
      > perpetrators of inter-religious violence to become instigators of peace.
      > A photo gallery of an African Answer is available at the Initiatives of
      > Change website: http://www.uk.iofc.org/an-african-answer
      > *DVD**: an African Answer *is available on DVD from FLT*films* at £15.99 (*
      > free* p&p)
      > Tel – 020 7798 6020 http://www.fltfilms.org.uk
      > *An African Answer *(38m)
      > Narrator -- *Kathleen Openda-Mvati*
      > Camera – *Robinson Malemo & Tony Biwott*
      > Producer – *Imad Karam*
      > Director – *Alan Channer*
      > I hope you can make it and look forward to seeing you again. Feel free to
      > invite others, there is a 500 sitting capacity at Friends House.
      > Thanks and best wishes,
      > Wanjiku
      > Wanjiku Kibunja-Croy
      > Consultant
      > FLTfilms - for the love of tomorrow,
      > 24 Greencoat Place,
      > London SW1P 1RD
      > m: 07905 293562
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