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Images for a Peaceful Planet

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A collection of films about war and conflict. Balablok: This animated film, portraying conflicts between cubes and balls, is an amusing parody of human foibles (7 min. 27 sec.). Neighbours: Norman McLaren's Oscar-winning parable about two people who come to blows over the possession of a flower (8 min. 10 sec.). Children of War: Teenagers from war-torn countries share their experiences with their Canadian peers during a cross-country tour for peace (25 min. 20 sec.). No More Hiroshima: Survivors of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki tell their stories and make a plea for peace (25 min. 52 sec.). A Writer in the Nuclear Age: A Conversation with Magaret Laurence: The acclaimed author speaks of her life as a writer, a peacemaker, and as someone deeply concerned with human rights and social justice (9 min. 10 sec.). If You Love This Planet: In this Oscar-winner, Dr. Helen Caldicott speaks passionately of the horrors of nuclear war (25 min. 50 sec.). The Big Snit: This off-the-Wall animation film looks at two simultaneous conflicts: a global nuclear war and a spat over a game of Scrabble (9 min. 49 sec.).

1987, 113 min

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