Pangea Day, May 10, 2008

Here’s a woman who talks about her wish for world peace and is doing something about it. Her name is Jehane Noujaim. She “unveils her wish: a global acceptance of diversity, mediated through the power of film.” “On May 10, 2008 – Pangea Day – Jehane’s wish will come to fruition as sites in New York City, Rio, London, Dharamsala, Cairo, Jerusalem, and Kigali will be video-conferenced live to produce a 4-hour program of powerful films – supplemented by visionary speakers, and global musicians. The purpose: to use the power of film to promote better understanding of our common humanity. A global audience will watch through the Internet, television, digital cinemas, and mobile phones.”

Listen to her TED talk here. More about Pangea Day.

This entry was posted by Maya.

One thought on “Pangea Day, May 10, 2008

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: