Films for Teaching Peace

Fog of War

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara.

Four Women of Egypt

Four Egyptian women have the same goals–human dignity and social justice–but each adopts an approach radically different from the others.

Frontline: The Rise of ISIS

Frontline investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. Correspondent Martin Smith reports from Iraq on how the country began coming undone after the American withdrawal and what it means for the U.S. to be fighting there again.

Futbolito: A Journey Through Central America

A chronicle of five New England young people who travel through Guatemala and Nicaragua to show how a cooperative foot game can be used to make cross-cultural bridges.

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.

Half the Sky

Take an unforgettable journey with six actress/advocates and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof to meet some of the most courageous individuals of our time, who are doing extraordinary work to empower women and girls everywhere.

Healing the Wounds of War

A film about the work of Paula Green and the U.S.-based Karuna Center For Peace Building with Serb and Muslim teachers seeking to rebuild and reunite their devastated communities in the aftermath of the war in Bosnia.

Hidden Figures

The unsung female heroines of the NASA space program.

Hotel Rwanda

The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during the struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.


A look at hunger striker Bobby Sands and the brutality he protested.