Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Twin Cities Premier: "Soldiers of Peace"

SOLDIERS OF PEACE
Monday, June 15, 7:30 p.m
Heights Theater

The Department of Peace campaign in Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District is excited to be hosting this fundraiser with Friends for a Nonviolent World (FNVW.org).

About the film: Through the course of this documentary, we meet some amazing people and see what they are accomplishing around the world in the way of peace and reconciliation, sometimes in dangerous situations. We see that peace is in fact breaking out, regardless of the images of war we are bombarded with every day in the news. We look at how peace activists use the internet to reach millions of people, which was unheard of even 10 years ago.

We tell stories of peace through grass roots activists around the world: unsung heroes who are working towards peace and have amazing stories that we could capture on camera. These people are rarely heard of in the news and its these characters that the audience will identify with. Their stories are entwined with our “peace experts” and notable individuals, who explain the key messages of the film and the challenges facing humanity in the 21st century.

Tickets: $15 before June 8, $25 day of event

For tickets and information call Marcy Ryan, team leader for the Fifth Congressional District, 612.239.9032.

To read more about the campaign to create a U.S. Department of Peace, visit the Peace Alliance site.






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