London Screening at St Ethelburga's

London Screening at St Ethelburga's

On 5th December, Chocolate of Peace screened among Colombians and friends of Colombia in St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace in London, co-hosted by  Rodeemos el Diálogo, and after the screening we all shared a cup of Colombian hot chocolate sweetened with panela sugar cane and spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon, and engaged in a broad dialogue between the audience and director Gwen Burnyeat and Angharad Thain from St Ethelburga's. Read more here and see photos by Colombian photographer Julian Martínez...

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Screenings in London Exhibition

Screenings in London Exhibition

In November 2016, Chocolate of Peace will be screened five times in the London exhibition 'The New Face of Colombia', taking place in The Art Bermondsey Project Space, curated by Sandra Higgins. The exhibition will showcase photography, artwork, artisans and a selection of short and long documentary films, all on Colombia. See below the official program with all screening times over two weeks; and note that on 16th November at 6.30pm there will be a special screening with a talk and Q&A by director Gwen Burnyeat.

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Lush Creative Showcase

Lush Creative Showcase

On 14th September 2016, Chocolate of Peace was screened at the Lush Creative Showcase, a two-day extravaganza held by British-based multinational Lush Cosmetics to showcase their products and engage customers. Lush's commercial relationship with the Peace Community is featured in our documentary, and Lush have been a long-term supporter of the dissemination of Chocolate of Peace. The screening was followed by a Q&A with Gabbi Loedolff, buying manager, who manages the relationship with the Community.

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International Alert's Talking Peace Festival

International Alert's Talking Peace Festival

Chocolate of Peace was screened as the opening film for International Alert's incredible Talking Peace Festival, held in London in September 2016. Held at London's trendy House of Vans, the screening of the film was followed by a special video message for festival-goers from film producer and co-director Gwen Burnyeat from Colombia, and a Q&A with Gabbi Loedolff, the buying manager of Lush Cosmetics, the British-based multinational which purchases organic, fair trade cacao from the Peace Community, featured in the documentary, together with International Alert's CEO Harriet Lamb, and International Alert's Head of Economic Development for Peace Yadaira Orsini, as well as International Alert's Colombia representative Alba Centeno...

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The Hague symposium on post-conflict and international justice

The Hague symposium on post-conflict and international justice

Una miembra de Rodeemos el Diálogo, quien participó en el simposio de La Haya sobre posconflicto y justicia internacional de 2016, del International Peace and Security institute, organizó una proyección de Chocolate de Paz para hablar de Colombia con esta audiencia. Nos cuenta la charla que siguió la proyección aquí...

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Polish Launch in Borderland Foundation

Polish Launch in Borderland Foundation

We were invited by the International Centre for Dialogue at the Borderland Foundation in Poland, to screen Chocolate of Peace for the first time with the Polish subtitles organised and sponsored by a Borderland translator. Read here about the discussion with this unique audience of different local cultures from the borderland between Lithuania and Poland...

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UK Premiere and pre-launch screening

UK Premiere and pre-launch screening

The UK Premiere of Chocolate of Peace was held in London across two days, sponsored by Lush Cosmetics and co-hosted by Peace Brigades International UK. It included a formal launch, and also a pre-launch screening at the Lush Oxford Street flagship store, with chocolate martinis! Directors Pablo Mejía Trujillo and Gwen Burnyeat were on hand for discussion, together with Lush buying manager Gabbi Loedolff. Read more and see photos here!

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