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.

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Bloody Sunday

PON Staff   •  03/17/2004   •  Filed in Events, PON Film Series

The Program on Negotiation Film Series Joins Harvard University, The Harvard Law School Human Rights Program, and The Program on Justice in Times of Transition in Presenting…

Film and Discussion with:

Don Mullan
Producer and Author

Prof. Robert Mnookin
Harvard Law School

Over 150 people joined PON, the Human Rights Program and the Project for Justice in Times of Transition for … Read More 

Occupation

PON Staff   •  03/01/2004   •  Filed in Events, PON Film Series

The Program on Negotiation Film Series and The Harvard Law School Labor and Employment Action Project Present:

Occupation is a documentary that tells the powerful story of students and janitors who took on (and defeated) a powerful corporation and brought the living wage movement to the forefront of public awareness. The film is narrated by Ben … Read More 

Chocolat

PON Staff   •  02/12/2004   •  Filed in Events, PON Film Series

The Program on Negotiation Film Series Presents a Scrumptious Conflict Resolution Film:

Film and Discussion with
Jennifer L. Schulz
PON Fellow

Following the film, join PON fellow Jennifer Schulz for a discussion on how Hollywood portrays mediators. Jennifer is the former Assistant Director of the LLM in ADR Program at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.

Free admission,
pizza, and chocolate! … Read More 

12 Angry Men

PON Staff   •  11/17/2003   •  Filed in Events, PON Film Series

The Program on Negotiation 2003-2004 Film Series Presents A New Look At…

Film and Discussion with
Michael Wheeler
Harvard Business School

Over 80 people joined PON and Harvard Business School professor Michael Wheeler for a screening of 12 Angry Men, the classic film about 12 jurors deliberating a seemingly open and shut murder case.

Guest speaker Professor Wheeler discussed the … Read More 

I Am Sam

PON Staff   •  09/20/2003   •  Filed in Events, PON Film Series

Film and Discussion with
Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Georgetown University
Law Center

Sitting in a crowded auditorium on September 16th, law students and other guests were unable to avoid tears as they watched and discussed the personal ramifications of the legal system as represented in the film I Am Sam, the Program on Negotiation’s debut film for the 2003-04 Film Series.

Guest … Read More 

Three Kings

PON Staff   •  04/22/2003   •  Filed in Events, PON Film Series

Film and Discussion with:
Robert Bordone
Lecturer on Law
Harvard Law School

IT IS IRAQ, 1991, AND THE FIRST GULF WAR IS OVER…

Amid the celebration and confusion, four United States soldiers (George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube and Spike Jonze), head off into the Iraqi desert to find millions in stolen Kuwaiti bullion. They are plunged into the heart … Read More 

Arab and Jew: Return to the Promised Land

PON Staff   •  03/27/2003   •  Filed in Events, PON Film Series

Film and Discussion with
Eileen Babbitt
Assistant Professor
of International Politics
Fletcher School
of Law & Diplomacy

Behind the political events in the Middle East are the ordinary Israeli and Palestinian civilians living in the midst of violent conflict and continual uncertainty. In 1988, Baltimore filmmaker Robert Gardner and Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times Middle East correspondent David K. Shipler … Read More 

No Man’s Land

PON Staff   •  02/26/2003   •  Filed in Events, PON Film Series

Film and Discussion with
Danis Tanovic
Bosnian Director

and Harvard Law School Professor
Robert Mnookin

Set in the midst of the recent Balkan wars, No Man’s Land is a powerful account of the relationship that develops between two enemy soldiers—a Serb and a Bosnian—who are trapped together in the same trench. When the United Nations begrudgingly decides to come to … Read More 

KANEHSATAKE: 270 Years of Resistance

PON Staff   •  02/19/2003   •  Filed in Events, PON Film Series

Film and Discussion with
Kim Campbell
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Kanehsatake is the award-winning documentary film by Native American filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin depicting the two-and-a-half month armed confrontation between Native American Mohawks and Canadian government forces.

Following the film, former Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell will lead a discussion with the audience. Campbell became Canada’s first female … Read More 

PON Film Series: Our Friends At The Bank

PON Staff   •  12/05/2002   •  Filed in Events, PON Film Series

6:30 pm, Thursday, December 5
Langdell South, Harvard Law SchoolFree Admission, Pizza And DrinksOur Friends at the Bank provides an insider’s view of high stakes negotiations between the World Bank and the government of war-torn Uganda. While Ugandans argue for the need for funds to fight rebel insurgents and improve roads and infrastructure, the Bank and … Read More 

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