Selma Center Film Nights
Tuesdays October 9th and 16th meetings will be held at the center to gather input and asses Educational materials by interested community members and build a cirriculum examining Democracy, Community Rights, Ordinaces, dismanteling corporate rule and other topics of local interest. Other materials include Health Care, industrial pesticide applications, GMO crops and labeling, mining, land use, etc. See Forums
Film nights for entertainment and other topics of interest will be considered as interests arrises. If you have any interest in supporting a particular film or documentary select Contact to send us an email or give us a call. – Guenter
BELOW IS THE MOST RECENT FILM NIGHT WE HOSTED AT THE SELMA CENTER
A truly amazing Documentary of persistence, daring and collaboration of one man to have the UN vote on a Resolution to declared and implement on Sept. 21st a day of global cease fire. This will also be coupled with the Earth Dance Movement and Globalized Networked Prayer for Peace. Which we are Tentatively Scheduling on the Event Day September 22nd from 3-4pm, to be hosted at the Center.
Peace One Day is a non-profit organisation with the objective to raise awareness of theInternational Day of Peace that occurs on the 21st September each year. The objective of the organisation is to foster Peace Day as “a day for wide-scale community action, and a day for UN agencies and aid organisations to safely carry out life-saving work.”
Founded in 1999 by the British documentary filmmaker and actor Jeremy Gilley, Peace One Day led a successful campaign to pass UN Resolution 55/282 recognising Peace Day as a day ofglobal ceasefire and non-violence. Unanimously approved by all members States the resolution also invites organisations and individuals to commemorate the International Day of Peace through education and public awareness, and to cooperate with the United Nations in the establishment of the global ceasefire.
Earthdance Global Festival for Peace :: September 22, 2012
Earthdance believes that increasing women’s access to quality education, meaningful employment, land and other resources is vital to the sustainable development and evolution of humanity in the 21st century and beyond.
* Women account for two thirds of the 1.4 billion people currently living in extreme poverty.
* Women make up 64 percent of the 774 million illiterate adults in the world. Globally, 77 percent of women are literate, compared to 87 percent of men.
* Across the globe, 70 per cent of the world’s poor are women, women earn less than 10 per cent of the world’s wages – but, women do more than two thirds of the world’s work.
* On average women reinvest 90 per cent of their income into their families while men invest only 30-40 per cent.