Exploring women’s significant roles in resolving conflict and building peaceful societies: an international film festival hosted by Graduate Women Manawatu (GWM) and Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust (GWMCT), Palmerston North City Library and Massey University.
Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs:
Discover the story of the Catholic and Protestant women who come together during Northern Ireland’s bloody civil war and fight to ensure that human rights, equality and inclusion shape the historic Good Friday Agreement peace deal.
Naila and the Uprising:
Discover the story of a courageous, non-violent women’s movement that formed the heart of the Palestinian struggle for freedom during the 1987 uprising. One woman must make a choice between love, family and freedom. Undaunted, she embraces all three.
A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers:
Embark on a risky year-long UN peacekeeping mission into earthquake-ravaged Haiti with an all-female Bangladeshi police unit. Leaving their families behind, these police officers shatter stereotypes as they rise in the name of building peace.
All are welcome.