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Peace on Earth Film Festival

Finding Peace at the Heart of Grief

Robert Koehler | Posted 02.25.2017 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

India's Daughter is just one of 25 films that will be featured at the eighth annual Peace on Earth Film Festival, presented in partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs.

Peace Behind Barbed Wire

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.28.2015 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

If our news and mass entertainment outlets valued complexity and expansion of the national IQ, we wouldn't go to war. We'd be building our lives on the far side of fear and the far side of cynicism, which is the only place where peace is possible.

Voices of Pain and Peace

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.29.2014 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

The festival's mission, which it accomplishes every year, is to "raise awareness of peace, nonviolence, social justice and an eco-balanced world." This is no small feat.

Peace on Earth Film Festival 2011: Righting the Balance of Power

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

Living for 32 tells the story of Colin Goddard, a young international studies major in 2007 who was sitting in French class that morning when Seung-Hui Cho went on his shooting rampage.