Cinema for Peace Gala Nominations 2019
Cinema for Peace Most Valuable Film of the Year 2019
A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
A Private war
One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless
A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.
Never look away
German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.
A three-part story of Norway's worst terrorist attack in which over seventy people were killed. 22 July looks at the disaster itself, the survivors, Norway's political system and the lawyers who worked on this horrific case.
A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other.
Ben is back
A drug addicted teenage boy shows up unexpectedly at his family's home on Christmas Eve.
If beale street could talk
A woman in Harlem embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime.
Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect.
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents
Cinema for Peace Most Valuable Documentary of the Year 2019
A look at the shadowy underworld of the Internet where questionable content is removed.
FREEDOM FOR THE WOLF
This film is about the world's most radical idea - freedom - and how it is transforming the world. It is about how people all over the globe - from Tunisian rappers to Indian comedians, from America's #BlackLivesMatter activists to Hong Kong's students are joining the struggle for freedom.
They shall not grow old
A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.
On the basis of sex
The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and what she had to overcome in order to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
On her shoulders
Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people.
Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.
The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
Why Are We Creative: The Centipede's Dilemma
A 30 years odyssey: the world's most intriguing artists and thinkers from the fields of visual art, music, filmmaking, acting, literature, philosophy, politics, business and science, are asked the same question: "Why are you creative?"
The life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final President of the Soviet Union in chronological order.
Cinema for Peace Award for Woman’s Empowerment 2019
#FEMALE PLEASURE embarks on a journey to discover the remaining obstacles that stand in the way of female sexuality in the 21st century.
The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
Cinema for Peace Award for most Political film of the year 2019
the front runner
American Senator Gary Hart's presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he's caught in a scandalous love affair.
Who is america?
Sacha Baron Cohen offers his take on America's patriotism.
the heart of nuba
In the war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan, American doctor Tom Catena selflessly and courageously serves the needs of a forgotten people, while the region is bombed relentlessly by an indicted war criminal, Omar Al-Bashir.
Three identical strangers
In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery.
A verité legal drama about Judge Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first woman appointed to a Shari'a court in the Middle East, whose career provides rare insights into both Islamic law and gendered justice.
A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Patient compendium drawing from 3400 hours of audio tapes, archival footage, declassified documents, et al, weaves a rich texture of understanding, particularly effective in flashbacks from their current day selves to their Watergate-era roles for such stalwarts as Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward and John Dean.
Cinema for Peace Award for Justice 2019
The silence of others
The Silence of Others reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain's 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, who continue to seek justice to this day.
A documentary that tackles the ideological conflicts surrounding the December 21 election in the country, to the push for sovereignty and subsequent parliamentary declaration of independence and the aftermath.
Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.
the elephant queen
Athena is a mother who will do everything in her power to protect her herd when they are forced to leave their waterhole. This epic journey, narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor, takes audiences across the African savannah, and into the heart of an elephant family. A tale of love, loss and coming home.
A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust.
the cHILDREN’S ACT
As her marriage crumbles, a judge must decide a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle.
Cinema for Peace International Green Film Award 2019
the game changers
The Game Changers will introduce the world to elite athletes, special ops soldiers, visionary scientists, cultural icons and everyday heroes. Each on a mission to create a seismic shift in the way we eat and live.
the down wall
In an unbelievable story of perseverance, free climber Tommy Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson attempt to scale the impossible 3000ft Dawn Wall of El Capitan.
A portrait of Ben Ferencz, the last surviving Nuremberg Trial prosecutor, who continues to wage his lifelong crusade in the fight for law and peace.
Pollinators Under Pressure
A collaborative effort of educators, scientists, and filmmakers to produce an educational call to action film about the plight of the pollinator and what humanity can do to protect them.