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Another Way of Seeing Things - Non-violence film & discusssion

Join us for this award-winning film, followed by a discussion.
When May 26, 2017
from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Seminar Room, Sociology
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Another Way of Seeing Things is a short film produced by Arden Entertainment about the dangers of stereotyping and the need to "hear the other side." It was written by Buddhist author and peace-builder Daisaku Ikeda and won the 2004 Golden Reel Award for Best Short Film at the third annual Tiburon International Film Festival.

Filmed in Turkey in 2003 and narrated by Academy Award-winning actor F. Murray Abraham, Another Way of Seeing Things tells the story of British historian Arnold Toynbee's experiences as a journalist covering the Greco-Turkish war in the 1920s. He listened to both sides and attempted to counteract the prevailing bias against Turks - and Muslims in general.

The screening is in honour of this month being the 40th anniversary of the dialogue between Toynbee and Ikeda. The themes of media bias and the need for mutual understanding are as relevant as they were 40 years ago and the film promises to be thought-provoking and inspiring.

Join us for the film and a discussion afterward. All welcome!

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