Cinema for Peace Foundation

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Cinema for Peace Foundation

Registered, non-profit organization based in Berlin, Germany add

Category: Civil society

Founded in 2008.

Countries: United Kingdom (22%), (22%), United States (11%)

Main connections: International Criminal Court, Amnesty International, Orlando Bloom

Linked to: Chevron Corporation, Bundestag, Category:Non-profit corporations

 

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2008

The Cinema for Peace Foundation was founded in 2008 building on the successful outcome of the annual Cinema for Peace Gala, which started in 2002 add something


2010

In 2010, a U.S. District Court ordered Berlinger to surrender 600 hours of outtakes from his documentary, Crude add something

 

"' In 2010, the Cinema for Peace Foundation distributed 200 motion sensitive, mini-video cameras, laptop computers and satellite uplinks, to humanitarian workers in refugee camps in Darfur to discourage people from committing crimes against refugees, as well as to collect evidence against the perpetrators to be used in criminal trials add something

 

"' The Cinema for Peace Foundation initiated a petition to support filmmaker Joe Berlinger, winner of the International Green Film Award at Cinema for Peace 2010, in his defence against a lawsuit by the Chevron Oil Company add something

 

"'Film Against AIDS. "' In 2010, the Cinema for Peace Foundation organized a screening of the film, "Themba - A Boy Called Hope" for school children in Cape Town, South Africa, introduced by the Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu add something

 

In support of Ms. Ashtiani, the Cinema for Peace Foundation organized a press conference, attended by Ms. Ashtiani's lawyer and human rights campaigners on August 18, 2010, that included a screening of the film, The Stoning of Soraya M. directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh add something

 

"' The Cinema for Peace Foundation organized a "Special Evening on Africa" on September 19, 2010 at the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Summit in New York add something

 

On November 12, 2010 the Foundation hosted a "Green Evening" with British actor Orlando Bloom in Berlin to promote Sebastian Copeland's movie, "Into the Cold - A Journey of the Soul" add something

 

"' On Human Rights Day, December 10, 2010, the Cinema for Peace Foundation, Amnesty International, "Movies that Matter" and the "Human Rights Film Network" organized an internationally coordinated screening of "Moving the Mountain" in honor of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo add something


2011

"' The Cinema for Peace Foundation organized a film program and dinner to support Tibetan culture on the occasion of the last visit of the 14th Dalai Lama in Wiesbaden in August 2011 add something

 

"' The Foundation supported a symposium on the issue of Child Soldiers conducted by the International Criminal Court in The Hague in August 2011 expanding this encounter by film screenings and a charity dinner add something

 

"'Genocide Film Library Bosnia-Herzegovina"' The Cinema for Peace Foundation began operating in Bosnia-Herzegovina in December 2011, when it established an office tasked with the creation of the ://www add something

 

"'Justice Gala"' On the occasion of the 10th Session of the Assembly of the States Parties of the International Criminal Court , the inaugural Justice Gala took place on 12 December 2011 to recognize the growing global role of the ICC in the struggle for international justice and human rights add something


2012

The screening campaign was continued in 2012 with several partner NGOs showing the film in connection with various health advice and after-school programs add something

 

The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei made a rare video statement for the dinner out of his house arrest on the evening of June 10, 2012, stating that his detention was a punishment for criticizing the authorities for the violation of human rights and freedom add something


2013

In 2013, Cinema for Peace Foundation supported filmmaker Andrew Berends documenting the atrocities in the Nuba Mountains add something

 

In January 2013, Cinema for Peace Foundation organized a special screening during the World Economic Forum in Davos on the topic of Eastern Congo with the film Blood in the Mobile add something

 

In March 2013, Cinema for Peace Foundation started a mail campaign aimed at electronics manufacturers and relevant decision-makers in order to raise awareness and to compel change on the issue of conflict minerals add something