Subjects: Women's Studies,War & Conflict, International Politics, Human & Civil Rights
Please note: This product does not include the broadcast episode Naila and the Uprising.
Announcing the next installment in the award-winning, landmark series...
As twenty-first-century women proudly declare in streets and political offices that the future is female, a PBS mini-series showcases four documentaries revealing that history, in fact, is too.
With insight and intimacy, Women, War & Peace II demonstrates how some of the biggest international stories of recent memory are shaped by women. An all-female cast of directors present four never-before-told stories about the women who risked their lives for peace, changing history in the process.
Seven years after the original debut of the mini-series, Women, War & Peace II premieres at a critical political moment where women are calling for a seat at the table. In uncovering untold histories of those who made that possible, the series reveals their transformative power and the long road ahead for contemporary peacebuilders around the world.
If today’s movements signal a future marked by gender equality, Women, War & Peace II looks to the past to see exactly—and how effectively—women can make that happen.
The Fork Films/THIRTEEN series is executive produced by Abigail Disney, Gini Reticker and Stephen Segaller. The original groundbreaking documentary series Women, War & Peace premiered on PBS in 2011.
ABOUT THE EPISODES
Wave Goodbye Dinosaurs
Directed by: Eimhear O’Neill Discover the story of the Catholic and Protestant women who come together during Northern Ireland’s bloody conflict to form an all-female political party and fight to ensure that human rights, equality and inclusion shape the historic Good Friday Agreement peace deal.
The Trials of Spring Directed by: Gini Reticker Follow three Egyptian women as they put their lives and bodies on the line fighting for justice and freedom. The film tells the story of Egypt’s Arab Spring, the human rights abuses that came to define it and the women willing to risk everything.
A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers Directed by: Geeta Gandbhir & Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Embark on a risky year-long UN peacekeeping mission into earthquake-ravaged Haiti with an all-female Bangladeshi police unit. Leaving their families behind, these police officers shatter stereotypes as they rise in the name of building peace.