Free and open to all artists and activists interested in creativity, peacebuilding, social transformation and international exchange, in conjunction with the 25th IPRA General Conference. Introduction and film screening at 6:00 pm, conversation and resource sharing at 7:15 pm, and snacks and International Artists’ Exchange at 8:30 pm. Presented by ReCAST, Inc. in partnership with the Art and Peace Commission of the IPRA; Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts; Kadir Has University Theatre Department; and Theatre Without Borders. View the flyer.
March & April 2014:
Workshop & Film Screening:
"Acting Together on the World Stage"
Metropolitan Arts Centre (MAC)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
March 31, 5:00 pm
Screening and Discussion of ‘Acting Together on the World Stage’
Free and open to the public, registration required. Film screening and workshop with and by Cynthia Cohen, PhD, Director of the Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts, Brandeis University and the Brandeis/Theatre Without Borders collaboration ‘Acting Together.’ For tickets, please contact the MAC Box Office at www.themaclive.com.
Screening of "Acting Together on The World Stage"
at Peace Building Residency with Polly O. Walker
April 15, 8:00pm
The Playhouse, Derry-Londonderry
Free and open to the public, tickets required. A feature documentary highlighting courageous and creative artists and peace-builders working in Conflict regions and describes exemplary peace-building performances and offers tools for the creative transformation of violence. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Polly O. Walker, Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Juniata College, USA.
Synergy: Women, Creativity & Peacebuilding
November 21, 2:45pm
Mount Mary University, Milwaukee, WI
Free and open to the public. Screening on Thursday, November 21 at 2:45pm. The Keynote Panel at 7:00pm is also free and open to the public, and explores how women leaders can use writing and theater arts to address and resolve conflict, featuring two national peacebuilding leaders – Cynthia Cohen, Ph.D., from Brandeis University and Jennifer Freeman, M.A., Director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Women PeaceMakers Program at University of San Diego – who will share their insight and experience. The event continues through November 22 for registered participants with a Workshop for Community Leaders, "Transforming Violent Conflict Using the Creative Arts" led by Cynthia Cohen. Read more about the event.
International Symposium/ Workshop on Political Discourse: Philosophy, Performance, Literature and Theater
National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
Screening open to symposium participants. "Acting Together" Project contributor Roberto Gutiérrez Varea will hosting the screening of the documentary on Thursday of this week-long symposium.
Heller School for Social Policy and Management
September 4, 12:15-1:50pm
Heller School, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Screening open to members of the Brandeis community, including the students of the MA Program in Coexistence and Conflict at the Heller School at Brandeis. Conversation following the film will focus on ways that students in the MA program can get involved with the various initiatives of the Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts. Food will be provided by the Coexistence and Conflict program.
"Project Social Impact" Summer Institute
Cynthia Cohen will be screening Acting Together, leading a discussion, and offering a workshop for international artists, college students and activists participating in a 2-week long institute co-sponsored by "Peace in Focus," La Poderosa Media Project, and Teatrotaller. Read more about the "Project Social Impact" Summer Institute and visit their Facebook page.
Community Arts Lab - Arts Festival and Conference
The Community Arts Lab (CAL) is a festival and two-day symposium aimed at uniting people through art and continuing to develop community arts in the of Utrecht in the Netherlands in June 2013. It will feature a dialogue component with themes including theatre for development, theatre in prisons, theatre with refugees, youth theatre community opera and dance. Cynthia Cohen, Roberto Varea, and Dijana Milošević will be presenting at the event, numerous other ReCAST, Inc. contributors will be attending the festival, and there will be a screening of the "Acting Together" documentary. Read more about the program and festival events.
"Acting Together on the World Stage" Film Screening
April 3, 7:30pm
The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Room: Mulgar 200
Free and open to the public. Dr. Cynthia Cohen will give a lecture and discussion to examine the film through a gendered lens. The event is co-sponsored by Fletcher Global Women, The Tufts International Communications Club, and the Fletcher Performing Arts Club.
9th Orlando Latin American Film & Heritage Festival (OLA FEST)
February 8, 2013, 6:30pm
Hope CommUnity Center
1016 N. Park Ave., Apopka, Florida
Festival dates: February 8-10, February 15-17
The opening night for the OLA FEST includes Flamenco music concert and a screening of the “Acting Together on the World Stage,” followed by Q & A with Roberto Varea. The documentary “Acting Together on the World Stage” is also receiving the “Spirit of Place” award the presented by the Awakening/Art & Culture Ola Fest. The "Spirit of Place" Award is an award that was established two years ago for excellence in social realism and activism in the arts. More information.
Learning Peace and Democracy through Film (Japanese subtitles)
February 11, 2:00 - 5:00pm
Sponsored by the Global Campaign for Peace Education (GCPE) & AGEnT: Global English Teaching. Lecture and film screening of “Acting Together on the World Stage” (subtitled). More information. For additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.