36 films are selected to compete at the 12th Global Nonviolent Film Festival
2023 Global Nonviolent Film Festival Announces Lineup of 36 Films from 15 Countries
Six world premieres are among the films selected to compete at the 12th Global Nonviolent Film Festival.
September 16, 2023 – Hollywood, California – An extraordinary line-up of 36 films and documentaries from 15 countries have been selected and will compete at the 12th Global Nonviolent Film Festival. Six of the announced films will make their world premiere.
The Festival takes from September 28 to October 8. The Awards will be announced on October 9. The entire Festival will be broadcast (including all competing films, trailers, the daily video presentations, and the awards) on-line, on the streaming channel GlobalCinema.online.
Selected Films (by category; in alphabetical order):
EMILY OR OSCAR?
120 min. / USA / Directed by Chris M. Allport
94 min. / Greece / Directed by Vassilis Mazomenos
72 min. / Hungary / Directed by Zsolt Pozsgai
THE LAST PASSENGER
55 min. / Japan / Directed by Takashi Horie
A SONG FOR ARGYRIS
115 min. / Switzerland / Directed by Stefan Haupt
BECOMING LADY HAMILTON (world premiere)
44 min. / UK / Directed by Sue Bence
80 min. / USA / Directed by Kay Rubacek
JUST BECAUSE! (HABISZTI)
60 min. / Hungary / Directed by György Dobray
MEMORIES OF WARSAW
41 min. / Netherlands / Directed by Robert Webster
SOUND AND SILENCE
64 min. / Switzerland / Directed by Thomas Luechinger
THE GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY
81 min. / USA / Directed by Weam Namou
69 min. / Japan / Directed by Paul Edward Foulkes
YOU’LL BE OK TOO: CHRISTINA’S JOURNEY
67 min. / USA / Directed by Christina Mathieson-Segura
THESE TWO HANDS – THE STORY OF BOWEN THERAPY
75 min. / Australia / Directed by Sean Dobra
BABOOKUMS: SEVEN FANTASTIC STORIES
79 min. / Lithuania / Directed by Tadas Vidmantas
49 min. / USA / Directed by Max Karpylev
ARTEMIS & THE ASTRONAUT
14 min. / USA / Directed by Alice L. Lee
13 min. / USA / Directed by Peter Crawford
26 min. / South Africa / Directed by Tumelo Lekena
5 min. / USA / Directed by David R. Hardberger
14 min. / USA / Directed by Micah Stathis
19 min. / USA / Directed by Nikita Hattangady
THE KEY (world premiere)
19 min. / Ireland / Directed by Danielle Mccormick
12 min. / UK / Directed by Rob Daniel Hutt
TWILIGHT JOURNEY (world premiere)
31 min. / South Africa / Directed by Martyn Le Roux
BRAVO MARCEL – THE CENTURY CLIMBER
22 min. / Switzerland / Directed by Hannes Tell
FAITH IN BLACKNESS: AN EXPLORATION OF AFROLATINE SPIRITUALITY
27 min. / USA / Directed by Charles Reynoso
I AM KANAKA
15 min. / UK / Directed by Genevieve Sulway
RETURN TO FORETOP’S FATHER
27 min. / USA / Directed by Preston Randolph
THE STORY OF HUBBLE – MAN’S INSATIABLE QUEST TO THE STARS (world premiere)
37 min. / USA / Directed by Joseph Paul Hutchins
THE CLOUD PRINCESS
22 min. / South Africa / Directed by Sheldon Christopher Noble
5 min. / Canada / Directed by Margie Kelk and Lynne Slater
19 min. / Italy / Directed by Christine Vandemoortele
STONE (world premiere)
10 min. / Iran / Directed by Alireza Beigi
DUEL (world premiere)
7 min. / Italy / Directed by Alberto Nacci
3 min. / USA / Directed by Meg Pfeiffer
The competing films, their trailers, the daily video presentations offered by the Festival’s organizers – producer Daria Trifu, festival director, and film Maestro Bruno Pischiutta, Member of the European Film Academy, who serves at the festival’s artistic consultant – will be streaming live on GlobalCinema.online from September 28 to October 8.
On October 9 the awards given by the Jury are announced on the same channel in the Awards’ Video Presentation.
The 36 selected and competing films will remain streaming on the channel until October 15 giving more time to the viewers to watch the films also after the awards have been given.
The film personalities convened as members of the Jury for the Global Nonviolent Film Festival 2023 are (in alphabetical order): Brad Mays – USA, Olga Matsyna – Italy, Roger Paradiso – USA, Dr. Teresa Mular – USA, and Yuriy Konopkin – Russia.
Media coverage thought the event will be provided by DARIA!, IndieActivity, and Film Daily magazines.
DARIA! is providing the full coverage of the festival and publishing articles about each one of the selected films (written by Will Espero), in addition to daily news. The magazine was founded in 2005 by Daria Trifu and can be read at dariamagazine.com.
IndieActivity, founded by Oladapo Bamidele, is an independent film publication that serves daily film information in and around the independent film community to its readers in North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Africa. The publication is also a media channel for serving and delivering ads for advertisers in these regions. It is available at indieactivity.com.
Global Nonviolent Film Festival, founded by film director Bruno Pischiutta and producer Daria Trifu, is the most important and renown nonviolent film festival in the world. It is owned and organized by Canadian multi-media production and distribution company, Global Film Studio, since 2012.
Contact: Global Nonviolent Film Festival, firstname.lastname@example.org