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2014 Screenings  

January 2015:

Acting Together Screening & Discussion
January 2015

Asociación Libre Expresión
libreTegucigalpa, Honduras
Screening to be followed by a discussion. Free and open to the public. The mission of Libre Expresión or Free Expression is to promote expression and youth leadership by providing training opportunities, using photography in conjunction with othe rartistic media to educate, inform and encourage social engagement. The organizational connection was facilitated by Lisette Anzoategui, a graduate student at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management who is working with Peacebuilding and the Arts to support the inauguration and launch of the minor in Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST).

October 2014:

Acting Together Screening
October 22, 12:15 - 2:00 pm
Heller School for Social Policy & Management, Room G3
Brandeis University

Screening to be followed by a discussion led by the film’s director Professor Cynthia Cohen, a member of the Music Department, and Judith Eissenberg. Lunch will be served. 

Come engage in conversation and learn about Brandeis University’s new minor – Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation (CAST).

August 2014:

Workshop and Film Screening
August 12, 6:00 pm
Istanbul, Turkey
Kadir Has University Theatre Department 
In conjunction with 25th IPRA General Conference

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 BordersView the flyer.

March & April 2014:

Workshop & Film Screening:
"Acting Together on the World Stage"
Metropolitan Arts Centre (MAC)
MACBelfast, Northern Ireland

March 31, 5:00 pm
Screening and Discussion of ‘Acting Together on the World Stage’ 

April 1 & 2
Workshop: Exploring the ‘Acting Together’ Toolkit

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

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.

2013 Screenings  

November 2013:

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.

October 2013:

International Symposium/ Workshop on Political Discourse: Philosophy, Performance, Literature and Theater
workshopOctober 24
National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
Mexico City

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. 

September 2013:

Heller School for Social Policy and Management
September 4, 12:15-1:50pm
Room G3

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.

August 2013:

"Project Social Impact" Summer Institute
August 20
Kingston, Massachusetts

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.

June 2013:

Community Arts Lab - Arts Festival and Conference
June 20-21
Utrecht, Netherlands
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.

April 2013:

"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. 

February 2013:

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
Tokyo, Japan  
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

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