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Public Service Announcement:

The UNA Midpeninsula Chapter and the Stanford Film Society are delighted to invite you to the second annual United Nations Association Film Festival which will take place on October 21st through the 24th at Stanford University. This unique international film festival celebrates the efforts of documentary filmmakers to fight for peace, justice and dignity for all people around the world.

Join us for a presentation of award-winning documentary films from around the world, including: Canada, China, Colombia, Eritrea, Israel, Italy, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, the United States, Vietnam and Yugoslavia. Get an in-depth look of current international issues, from human rights, homelessness and famine, to environmental survival, refugee protection, women's issues, and new foreign policy changes.

The United Nations Association Film Festival at Stanford University's Cubberley and Annenberg Auditoriums October 21st through the 24th. For more information see the web site at www.unaff.org or call (650) 724-5544.

Here are some quotes from this and last years UNAFFs:

"I was delighted to learn about UNAFF and its successful inauguration."

TED TURNER, Time Warner

"There was a very comfortable and amicable atmosphere and we were very happy with our screening."
RONNY & REBECCA NOVIC, filmmakers "Strange Spirit: One Country's Occupation"

"Film is a powerful medium; it can educate and it can inspire. I hope your festival will help ensure the values and concerns of the United Nations find an echo in the hearts and minds of your audience."

"What a great project. It combines creativity, outreach to new audiences, and an innovative way to advance the ideals in the United Nations Charter."
JAMES M. OLSON, Vice President National Programs UNA-USA

"These films need an audience and it is fantastic you are giving them one."
JERRY ARONSON, filmmaker "The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg"

"I appreciated especially the thoughtful way in which the scope of human rights issues was broadened beyond regional situations."
MARY GRANHOLM, board member UNA Midpeninsula

"Keep the fire burning, you lit mine again. God bless!"

UNAFF"98 Spectator

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