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Peace One Day

The epic quest of a concerned peace activist seeking to convince the United Nations of sanctioning an official day of global cease fire is profiled in this documentary showcasing filmmaker Jeremy Gilley's efforts to open a constructive dialogue on the merits of peace. Over the course of five long years, Gilley would meet with heads of state, freedom fighters, Nobel Peace Laureates, media moguls, and anyone at the UN willing to consider his proposal to discuss the prospect of eschewing all forms of violence for a scant 24 hours, once every 365 days. Just how much positive impact can one person have...consider September 21st, the last day of the film festival, has been deemed by the UN, International Peace Day...