The award-winning documentary, The Day After Peace, is a powerful and inspirational film about how peace is possible even in the most dire of situations. It follows the story of Iranian filmmaker, director Cyrus Nowrasteh, and his struggle to create a documentary that would bring hope and inspiration to millions of people around the world.
Nowrasteh traveled all over the Middle East to capture interviews with conflict survivors from Iraq, Palestine, Syria, Jordan, and beyond. Through these stories of tragedy and hardship he demonstrates not only how devastating war can be but also how it’s not too late for peace. He encourages viewers to appreciate humanity’s potential and recognize that with hard work and dedication it’s still possible to achieve a peaceful future.
This uplifting documentary doesn’t just tell stories; it gives viewers tangible solutions to ending generations of violence. It features interviews with numerous world renowned figures such as Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi, former US President Jimmy Carter, Hollywood star George Clooney, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former European Union High Representative Javier Solana as well as leaders from organizations such as Amnesty International and Doctors Without Borders.
Not only does The Day After Peace provide valuable insight into some of the most difficult issues we face today; it helps us remember what it means to have faith in humanity’s potential for good. We strongly encourage you to watch this groundbreaking documentary – now more than ever – in order to truly understand what can be accomplished through unity and compassion rather than division.