PON Film Series

The PON Film Series is a forum for discussing negotiation theory and practice through the analysis of conflicts depicted in documentary or feature films. The Film Series also presents and honors filmmakers whose films increase our understanding of negotiation and conflict transformation.

“Climate Refugees” Screening and Discussion with Director Michael Nash

PON Staff   •  10/29/2013   • Filed in Events, PON Film Series

Join the Program on Negotiation for a screening of “Climate Refugees” and a discussion with writer/director Michael Nash.

This award-winning and acclaimed documentary film highlights for the first time a new phenomenon in the global arena – climate refugees, individuals displaced by climatically induced environmental disasters and rapid ecological change. This mass environmental migration is a … Read More 

PON Film Series Event: Mediating Public Disputes on Fracking

PON Staff   •  04/19/2013   • Filed in Events, MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program, PON Film Series

The PON Film Series is pleased to present:
Mediating Public Disputes on Fracking

Thursday, April 25, 2013
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Austin Hall 111, Harvard Law School
Free admission; public welcome.  Pizza and drinks will be served.
About the event:

The Program on Negotiation invites the public to a special PON film series event on the topic of hydraulic fracturing, or … Read More 

Roger Fisher and The Advocates

PON Staff   •  02/07/2013   • Filed in PON Film Series

The Program on Negotiation will screen an episode of The Advocates with Roger Fisher, former professor at Harvard Law School and co-founder of PON. Commentary will be provided by Lisle Baker, Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School and Bruce Patton, Distinguished Fellow and co-founder of the Harvard Negotiation Project. … Read More 

PON Film Series Event: My Neighbourhood Screening with Julia Bacha, Just Vision

Polly Hamlen   •  01/18/2013   • Filed in International Negotiation, Middle East Negotiation Initiative, PON Film Series

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and the Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School are pleased to present a screening of “My Neighborhood,” a new Just Vision documentary. A panel discussion will be held after the screening with Julia Bacha, director/producer of My Neighbourhood. … Read More 

Program on Negotiation (PON) Film Series Screening of ‘The Island President’ Featured in the Harvard Crimson

PON Staff   •  11/29/2012   • Filed in International Negotiation, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, PON Film Series

The Program on Negotiation Film Series recently screened “The Island President,” the story of President Mohamed Nasheed’s efforts to garner world-wide attention on climate change, as rising sea levels threatened the survival of his country, the Maldives. In introducing the film, PON Managing Director Susan Hackley said, “This wonderful film shows how a skilled negotiator … Read More 

PON Film Series presents “The Interrupters”

PON Staff   •  11/15/2011   • Filed in Conflict Resolution, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, PON Film Series, Student Events

The PON Film Series presents
 
 
“The Interrupters”
followed by a post-screening discussion with
William Ury, co-author of Getting to YES &
Gary Slutkin, Executive Director of Chicago’s Ceasefire
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School Campus
The Interrupters tells the moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who try to protect their Chicago … Read More 

Gene Sharp event featured on HLS website

PON Staff   •  11/04/2011   • Filed in Conflict Resolution, PON Film Series

A review focusing on the PON film screening of “How to Start a Revolution,” a documentary following the life and work of Gene Sharp, was recently published on Harvard Law School’s website.

The event featured a post-screening panel discussion with Sharp,  founder of the Albert Einstein Institution, a nonprofit institute that focuses on the … Read More 

World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements

PON Staff   •  11/02/2011   • Filed in Conflict Resolution, Events, Negotiation and Nonviolent Action, PON Film Series, Student Events

“World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements”
A film screening & discussion with innovative teacher John Hunter and filmmaker Chris Farina.

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Time: 7:15 PM

Location: Langdell North, Harvard Law School Campus

For over thirty years, a public school teacher in Virginia has been teaching his students the work of peace through a remarkable exercise … Read More 

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