Public Programs

The Peacemaker: Film Screening and Discussion

The Peacemaker Screenin

The Kennedy Institute, in partnership with the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston, will jointly host a screening of “The Peacemaker” on Thursday, February 7. Director James Demo’s multi-award winning film, “The Peacemaker,” is an intimate portrait of Padraig O’Malley, UMass Boston’s John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation, who helps make peace for others but struggles to find it for himself.

A discussion with Padraig O’Malley and director James Demo will follow the screening.

Sponsors for this program include:

• John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies

• Department of Conflict Resolution, Global Governance, and Human Security

• John Moakley Chair of Peace and Reconciliation

• Department of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies – Human Rights Minor

• Cinema Studies Program

• Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate

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