|Children of the Trains |
Barbara Grandvoinet | Overcoming Conflict | 05:12 | In 1st place
Children of the Trains is a story of transformation: where junk-yard train cars become locations of learning and abandoned street children become hopeful youth. Increased competition for jobs and single parent families has led to instability in the family structure, a decline in basic needs support, an increase in violence, and a loss of adequate housing. As a result, many of these children ... More
|Kurudi Kwetu: The Return to Congo |
Marisa Lloyd | Overcoming Conflict | 05:12 | In 2nd place
The Second Congolese War in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) caused millions of people to be displaced, and hundreds of thousands to flee across international borders. Tens of thousands of people from the southern province of Katanga fled south to Zambia beginning in 1999. These Congolese refugees were placed into two refugee camps where many people lived for close to ten years, and othe ... More
Prabin Syangbo | Overcoming Conflict | 03:10 | In 3rd place
This film is about a young man who does not care about climate change.
|Congo Women Secrets Unveiled|
Sonya Melescu | Overcoming Conflict | 05:06 | In 4th place
Rape in the Congo is a weapon of war. Women that are raped do not talk about it. They fear being abandoned by their families and rejected by their villages. These women have kept their secrets for years, some decades. Now they are sharing their stories for all women of the Congo.
Paula Lerner | Overcoming Conflict | 05:12 | In 5th place
The Taliban's home city of Kandahar is one of the most volatile and dangerous regions in Afghanistan. In the midst of the ongoing conflict there, Rangina Hamidi, an Afghan-American woman with a vision, is helping to promote peace at a grassroots level. Her business, Kandahar Treasure, provides women with jobs creating beautifully embroidered products. Earning their own money economically empowe. ... More
|Ferishta: A Voice From Afghanistan|
Heather Metcalfe | Overcoming Conflict | 05:08 | In 6th place
In June 2009, Heather Metcalfe of Artfully Unforgotten visited Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan to better understand the status of women. While there she interviewed women of all ages and heard stories of oppression, violence and resilience. What was most telling though, was that every woman she met had â��hopeâ�� for the future of Afghanistan, as well as for the lives of women across the c. ... More
|Vital Voices "Kakenya" |
Aaron Kisner | Overcoming Conflict | 02:59 | In 7th place
The film "Kakenya" is a Vital Voices film that tells the story of Kakenya Ntaiya and the power of her vital voice in making a simple dream come true: the first primary school for girls in her Maasai village in Kenya. But realizing her dream was far from simple
|Srey Neth: Victim to Survivor |
Tim Matsui | Overcoming Conflict | 04:44 | In 8th place
Srey Neth is a young Cambodian victim of human trafficking. In this story she speaks of her experience transitioning from victim to survivor. At 14 she was sold by her mother to a pimp for $300; a week later he sold her virginity for the same price then he forced her to serve 10-20 men per night afterwards. Her refusal was met with beatings or electrocution. Srey Neth was later rescued by police a. ... More
|Time for Justice|
David Wardell | Overcoming Conflict | 03:47 | In 9th place
Having lost family members in the Khmer Rouge regime, Phreaktra Neath now hosts Cambodia's top rating television program covering the current UN sponsored trials of the regimes former leaders. Time for Justice, looks at what these trials mean for him and for Cambodia as a whole.
|One Goal |
Sergi Agusti | Overcoming Conflict | 05:14 | In 10th place
Football and Peace. When passion joins dreams. War icons turned into symbols for hope. The journey of the amputees´football team from Sierra Leone looking for their self-respect.