Art and science about world peace problem

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The second phase of the project “Let Them Eat Cake! / Neka jedu kolače!” will mark International Peace Day on September 21st.

Project is being created through a public calls aimed at the general public, enthusiasts and multidisciplinary artists to create video performans aimed at raising the awareness of the topics of the international days covered with this project. The content of the project presents a combination of cooking and nutrition as a general interest, and art and activist topics that society and the media should always deal with more.

More information about how to participate in current, as well as in next phases of the project, can be found on the link http://let-them-eat-cake.arktik.eu/en/news/video-celebrating-the-international-literacy-day-and-a-public-call-for-international-day-of-peace/.

The International Day of Peace was proclaimed, by unanimous decision, in 1981 at the United Nations General Assembly, and is celebrated on September 21st. The United Nations calls on all peoples and nations to respect the cessation of hostilities during this day and to mark it by educating and raising public awareness of issues concerning peace.

We hereby bringing an overview of films and books that address the problem of world peace, with the aim of further raising the awareness of as many people as possible about this problem.

Movies

  • Disturbing the Peace (2016)

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    In a world torn by conflict – in a place where the idea of ​​peace has been abandoned – an energy of a certain optimism emerges. When someone is ready to upset the status quo and stand up for the dream of a free and secure world, who will stand by it?
  • Everyday Rebellion (2013)

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    A documentary about modern and creative forms of nonviolent protest and civil disobedience.
  • Love and Solidarity (2014)

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    Love and Solidarity presents the voices of people on the front lines of social change, especially James Lawson, who has practiced nonviolence for decades.

Books:

  • Harriet Alonso, Peace as a Woman’s Issue: A History of the U.S. Movement for World Peace and Women’s Rights

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    The history of ideologies and personalities of the feminist peace movement in the United States. This study explores: the links between militarism and violence against women, women as mothers of society, women as naturally responsible citizens, and the desire to be independent of male control.
  • Amit Ray, World Peace: The Voice of a Mountain Bird

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    This is the story of a little mountain bird, who had a vision to change the world and bring peace to the earth. Life was beautiful, but war destroyed everything. The story runs through her joy, pain, anxiety, struggle and wisdom.


  • Karen Piper, The Price of Thirst: Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos

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    This is the frightening story Karen Piper takes us through in The Price of Thirst – one in which thirst is a political, drought business opportunity, and more and more of our most needed natural resources are controlled by multinational corporations.


  • Jim Des Rocher, How to Achieve World Peace: The Second Greatest Book Ever Written

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    This book offers a great plan for achieving world peace. The author of How to Achieve World Peace: The Second Greatest Book Ever Written argues that world peace is easy to achieve if enough people in this world want world peace.

  • Karen Katz, Can You Say Peace?

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    International Day of Peace is celebrated on September 21st. On this day and every day throughout the year, children around the world want peace. Karen Katz takes readers on a bright and colorful journey around the world to meet these kids and learn about the many ways to say peace!

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