Re: Video relevant to Pyramid of Peace
- A nice work there,
i pray this comes to Nigeria too.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
> 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
> *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 Kibunja-Croy
> FLTfilms - for the love of tomorrow,
> 24 Greencoat Place,
> London SW1P 1RD
> m: 07905 293562