Film Screening: "A Rose in Winter"
Date: 7 November 2018
Location: Room XIV, Cinema
Category: Film Screening
On the occasion of the Geneva Peace Week 2018 - Building Peace in a Turbulent World, join us for a free screening:
Original Version (English), duration: 120 mins
"A Rose in Winter"
Be inspired by this re-telling story of Edith Stein - a champion of feminism, a Carmelite nun, a German Jew, a martyrdom in Auschwitz and a canonized saint.
Be stimulated by her extraordinary, courageous path for survival, strong advocacy for feminism and search for peace.
Stein’s life legacy is more relevant today than ever and with this movie help us learn from the past to face challenges of the future!
With an introduction by :
Mr. Michael Moller, Director General of the United Nations in Geneva
Mr. Joshua Sinclair, Director of the movie
Mr. Vittorio Storaro, Three-time Academy Award winner and Director of Photography of the film
The screening will be followed by a discussion on the theme :
"Lessons for the future of peacebuilding: how can history shed light on current practice to face the contemporary challenges of peace?"
Mr. Staffan de Mistura, Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Syria
Ms. Zana Marjanovic, Actress of the film and former member of the Chamber of Representatives in Bosnia