In preparation for the visit of Nobel Laureate Jody Williams and the Heartland Region PeaceJam Youth Conference April 14-15 at William Woods University, WWU will show two related movies.
The movies are free and open to the public. Youth in the community are particularly encouraged to attend. Both movies will be accessible for the hearing impaired. They are:
Tuesday, April 3, 4 p.m., Library Auditorium, William Woods University – “We Speak As One: 12 Nobel Laureates Share Their Vision For Peace” – Movie made by founders of PeaceJam, Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, including the Dalai Lama, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Jody Williams, Máiread Corrigan Maguire, President Oscar Arias, Wangari Maathai, Prime Minister Jose Ramos-Horta, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Betty Williams, Aung San Suu Kyi, Shirin Ebadi and Archbishop Desmond Tutu share their views about aspects of peace post 9/11. An interpreter will be provided for this movie. The movie will be followed by a question and answer session and information regarding PeaceJam Youth Conference in April.
Thursday, April 5, 4-6 p.m., Library Auditorium, William Woods University – “Nobelity” – This 2006 film provides a stunning look at the world’s most pressing problems through the eyes of Nobel laureates. “Nobelity” follows filmmaker Turk Pipkin’s personal journey to find enlightening answers about the kind of world our children and grandchildren will know. This movie has closed captioning.