Movies

In this section, you will find short films featuring program guests, participants and eye-witnesses of solidarity.

  • Love and Forgiveness in Governance Symposium, 13th-14th November 2014 in Washington DC. The Way Forward: Developing Agents of Change in Love and Forgiveness. Andrea Bartoli, Moderator, Jerry White, Keynote speaker, Jennifer Llewllyn, Interlocutor, Dan Philpott, Interlocutor.

 

  • Love and Forgiveness in Governance Symposium, 13th-14th November 2014 in Washington DC. Incorporating Love and Forgiveness into the Justice System. Judy Barsalou, “Justice and Accountability in Egypt’s Social Reconstruction”, Jennifer Llewellyn, “A Restorative Approach to Governance: Building an International Learning Network”, Ed Quiko, “Learning from Experience: Forgiving Prisoners”, Ibrahim Al-Hajjri, “Saudi’s Response to Pope John Paul II’s Forgiveness”.

 

  • Love and Forgiveness in Governance Symposium, 13th-14th November 2014 in Washington DC. Keynote Address by Miroslav Volf.

 

  • Love and Forgiveness in Governance Symposium, 13th-14th November 2014 in Washington DC. Facilitating Love and Forgiveness in Post-Conflict Situation: Case Study Uganda. Daniel Philpott, “Forgiveness and Peacebuilding in Uganda”; Stephen Oola, Refugee law project; Lino Ogora, Justice and Reconciliation project; Angelina Atyam, “The Challenge of Forgiveness”.

 

 

  • Love and Forgiveness in Governance Symposium, 13th-14th November 2014 in Washington DC. Welcome and Keynote Address.

 

  • “Embodying Love and Forgiveness in the Political Processes of the Society” panel which was held during the “Love and Forgiveness” international symposium,November 13-14, 2014 (Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.).

 

  • An interview with Krzysztof Frątczak, worker of the City Transportation Company in Łódź, organizer and participant of the strikes, activist of the Ministry for the Workers, organiser and distributor of the underground press. Presently, member of the “Solidarność” Regional Board in the Land of Łódź.

 

  • An interview with Maciej Łopiński,  journalist, after December 13, 1981 (introduction of the martial law in Poland) fired from work due to his ‘negative’ ideological attitude and was forbidden to perform as a journalist by the Communist authorities. Subsequently, editor in chief of the underground “Solidarity” magazine. At present, member of the Polish parliament.

 

  • An interview with Paweł Badzio, chief of one of the ‘In solidarity’ Resistance Groups, journalist of the Radio “Solidarity”, president of the Association of the Underground Radio “Solidarity”, active journalist, presently in Radio WNET.

 

  • An interview with Waldemar Ludomir Różycki – chief of the special group, cooperating with the ‘In Solidarity’ Resistance Groups. Presently a book-seller (deputy president of the Polish Book-selling Chambers since 2010) and a social activist.

 

  • An interview with Bogusław Sonik  who cooperated with the Workers’ Defence Committee, later was one of the organizers of the Students’ Committees of Solidarity in Kraków. Seized and imprisoned by the authorizes, forced to move abroad in 1983, organized help and assistance for the underground structures of “Solidarity”. Member of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2014.

 

  • International expert seminar on Truth and Reconciliation after “Solidarnosc”, Andrea Bartoli, Jan Kubik, and Daniel Philpott.

 

  • Interview with Lech Wałęsa, co-founder and leader of „Solidarity”, conducted exclusively for the “Treasure of Solidarity” project (English subtitles available):

 

  • “The Republic. The History of Poland as the History of John Paul II”

Movie presenting the issue of “Solidarity” from the papal perspective.

 

  • Uganda: The Challenge of Forgiveness.

In dealing with the aftermath of war crimes by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), many people of Uganda are choosing a path of reconciliation as they welcome back child soldiers and LRA officers into their villages. “Uganda: The Challenge of Forgiveness” chronicles religious leaders, elders, and parents who are exercising remarkable leadership and courage in choosing to forgive as they seek to rebuild their communities.

 

Interviews by Daniel Philpott. Produced with the support of the Fetzer Institute.