Films for Teaching Peace

Gacaca: Living Together Again in Rwanda?

About the Gacaca Tribunals, citizen-led public hearings that allow victims and their families an opportunity to face accused killers.


Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.


The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British imperialist rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.


In mid-nineteenth-century northern France, a coal-mining town’s workers are exploited by the mine’s owner. The workers then decide to go on strike, as the authorities repress them.

Girl Rising

Nine girls from nine different parts of the world face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices. By getting an education, they’re able to break barriers and create change, in spite of these obstacles.


Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.

Good Hair

Prompted by a question from his young daughter, comic Chris Rock sets out to explore the importance of hair in black culture. Rock interviews celebrities such as Ice-T and Raven Symone, and visits hair salons, stylist competitions and even an Indian temple to learn about hair culture.

Goodnight and Good Luck

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Grace, Milly, Lucy

In Uganda, more than 30,000 children have been abducted by rebel troops over the past 20 years and forced into armed conflict.

Grace Paley: Collected Shorts

Grace Paley reminisces about her work, life and family and her literary and political influence.

Grand Canyon

A diverse group of characters are thrown together through chance encounters while coping with urban chaos in L.A.