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
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)
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
"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."
MRS. NANE ANNAN
"What a great project. It combines creativity, outreach to new
audiences, and an innovative way to advance the ideals in the United
JAMES M. OLSON, Vice President National Programs UNA-USA
"These films need an audience and it is fantastic you are giving
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!"