An Ongoing Series of Six Films
Nonverbal animated series explores conflict resolution.
Produced by The National Film Board of Canada
ShowPeace is an ongoing series of short, nonverbal, animated films that are designed as flexible tools to explore conflict resolution. Young children to senior executives can identify with the characters and gain valuable insight into dealing creatively with disputes and anger at school, at home, in the workplace, and in the community.
"A very important, culturally sensitive contribution to the areas of conflict resolution and nonviolence education." Charles Collyer and Pamela Zappardino, Zepp Center for Nonviolence and Peace Education
The titles in the series are:
Dinner for Two - Funny animation teaches lesson on conflict resolution.
When the Dust Settles - Gophers provide lesson about conflict resolution.
Bully Dance - Insight on dealing with bullies.
Elbow Room - Office workers deal with a dispute in this amusing and enlightening animated short.
Tête à Tête à Tête - A playful animated film that provides a thought-provoking commentary on how beings interact.
Dominoes - Lively cut-out animation illustrates the tensions when a newcomer enters a pre-established group.
Grade Level: 3-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 97-6
Copyright Date: 97-6
"[The ShowPeace Series] is a very important, culturally sensitive contribution to the areas of conflict resolution and nonviolence education."
Charles Collyer and Pamela Zappardino, Zepp Center for Nonviolence and Peace Education
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