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GPFF: ‘Autism in Love’

L. O. V. E . When one combines these letters we create the term love. This emotion is expressed and embedded into our brains since the day we take our first breath. When falling in love, social interaction and communication [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies

GPFF: ‘Alumbrones’

“I hope that one day Cuban Art will be as recognized as rum and coffee,” stated Sandra Dooley, one of the many artists who appeared in Alumbrones. Bruce Donelly does a beautiful job of exploring the streets of Cuba and [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies

GPFF: ‘Containment’

How can we predict our world 10,000 years from now? How can we protect our planet and ourselves in 10,000 years? Directors Peter Galison and Robb Moss ask us these disheartening questions as they explore the consequences of our reckless [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies

GPFF: ‘Alumbrones’

Through decades of economic depression, dwindling resources, and constant blackouts, the citizens of Cuba have adapted and reshaped their lives into that of strategic living, grateful charisma, and genuine love for their country. Alumbrones, a documentary directed by Bruce Donnelly [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies

GPFF: ‘Inside Peace’

I’ve never truly thought about the lives of inmates in prisons and jails. I entered this film with low expectations, as I was unsure of what the message would be. I left this film feeling deeply moved and encouraged that [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies

GPFF: ‘In Our Son’s Name’

In Our Son’s Name, a documentary film directed by Gayla Jamison, follows the story of how the Rodríguez family deals with the loss of their son in the 9/11 tragedy. Yet, how they viewed and handled this incident was very [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies

GPFF: ‘The Armor of Light’

In recent years, Florida has been the center of many Stand Your Ground cases and a hotbed for debate on gun ownership. The Armor of Light (Dir: Abigail Disney, 2015) is a film that deals with this topic and the [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies

GPFF: ‘The White House Overture’

At first glance, The White House Overture (2014), a thirty-five minute documentary about a local Orlando concert venue, seems like a strange selection for the Global Peace Film Festival. The premise of the film is simple: Benoit Glazer, a Cirque [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies

GPFF: ‘Autism in Love’

Autism in Love (dir. Matt Fuller, 2015) is a documentary that delves into the minds and hearts of autistic adults who are experiencing a sensitive chapter of their lives involving the feelings and emotions of romantic love for someone.  There’s [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies

GPFF: ‘Wildlike’

Wildlike is a telling tale that walks a narrow line between completely creeping out the viewer and drawing them in so emotionally they can’t wait to find out the outcome. I can confidentially say after viewing the film in a [...]

October 20, 2015 Arts & Entertainment, Global Peace Film Festival, Movies