Documentaries

Dance the Past Into the Future - Movie Trailer

Social & economic forces are encroaching upon traditional culture in Turkey's Kachkar mountains, leaving many distinctive practices to face extinction. Among three generations straddling the time gap, some are finding hope in one tradition positioned to catalyze ongoing cultural identity, communal peace, & the celebration of life.

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Dance the Past Into the Future - Movie Trailer

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Istanbul Within the Frame

Widely published and acclaimed freelance travel and documentary photographer, Mitchell Kanashkevich, will be hosting the next Within the Frame Photographic Adventure in Istanbul, Turkey. Join an intimate group of eight participants in exploring the ancient history and extravagant architecture of this cultural and geographical bridge between Europe and Asia.

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Istanbul Within the Frame

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Heber Vega Member Interview

We would like to introduce our new blog series showcasing interview responses and recent work from each of our standard and premium members. Our goal is to facilitate conversation among our members and help us connect as a community.

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Heber Vega Member Interview

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IGVP PhotoBook

Today IGVP releases its first collaborative hardcover photo book, titled, Human Connections: portraits of our shared humanity. 31 Visual Peacemakers contributed 31 photographs curated by cultural and world photographer Jeffrey Chapman. Open these pages and… Transport to 31 locations. Take in 31 visual stories. Encounter 31 works of do-gooder photographers with hearts behind their lenses.

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IGVP PhotoBook

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Transcending Your Story Topic

I don't care about video games. But I do care about Indie Game The Movie.

Why? Because in powerfully told human stories, respect is born, compassion nurtured, & social distance reduced.

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Transcending Your Story Topic

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IGVP is now on Flikr

IGVP is moderating a public Flickr group, "Visual Peacemaking," which is open to all who create strong works of visual peace.

Contribute images & help us reach a wider photographic community with the message that there is a new way to do photography in a world dominated by cultural preconception and sensationalist narratives.

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IGVP is now on Flikr

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Dignity in Portraits

In his gallery, JOE MURRAY shares with us images of men, women, and children in various everyday circumstances. Working well with the light and color available, Joe caught our attention as spectators and drew us into the unique story of each individual photographed.

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Dignity in Portraits

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1 Path to Unlocking Your Potential

This one simple belief has protected me from discouragement and despair. It has fueled improvement in everything from my relationships to my photography.

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1 Path to Unlocking Your Potential

Galleries

Matt Brandon’s gallery: Our Shared Humanity

Colorful images from around the world. They speak powerfully to us about the dignity and beauty intrinsic to every human being.

Photographs really can make differences if we will just stop and look for a moment to see what they are saying to us.

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Matt Brandon’s gallery: Our Shared Humanity

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Take the Journey

What is Visual Peacemaking? Who is the International Guild of Visual Peacemakers? Can I get involved?

We hope you get inspired when you see what visual peacemaking is all about and your place in it. We hope you share this movie with your friends.

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Take the Journey

We are devoted to peacemaking & breaking down stereotypes by displaying the beauty of cultures around the world.

The International Guild of Visual Peacemakers (IGVP) was created to build bridges of peace across ethnic, cultural, and religious lines through visual communication that is both accountable to an ethical standard and created by those who authentically care about people. More »

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MediaStorm Methodology Workshop

April 14, 2014

If you missed it last year, it's time to sign up again for the MediaStorm Methodology Workshop. This…
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A Peace of my Mind: Mel Duncan

April 10, 2014

Mel Duncan is executive director of Nonviolent Peaceforce, a well-trained, unarmed peacekeeping force…
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February Staff Pick Award

February Staff Pick Award

Join us in celebrating January's Staff Pick Award for Ben Hodson's gallery,…More


American Stories ROAD TRIP + Film

American Stories ROAD TRIP + Film

Over the past three years, more than 60,000 people have engaged with A Peace of My…More


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