Methods of fighting against violence presented in films
<ul><li>” I walked away from Africa with nothing. No brother, no family, no lover, nothing... Just a belief that words and compassion are the better way. Even if it's slower than a gun. ” </li></ul><ul><li>Silvia Broome </li></ul><ul><li> „ The Interpreter” </li></ul>
<ul><li>B iographical film based on the life of Mahatma Gandhi, who led the nonviolent resistance movement against British colonial rule in India during the first half of the 20th century. </li></ul>
12-years-old boy gets homework on social studies. His task is to come up with a plan that will change the world through direct action. Unlike most other kids from his class , he succeeded. Method ”Pay it forward” spreads from city-to-city and leads to social changes.
<ul><li>This film is a true story . Nelson Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist . H e was arrested and convicted of sabotage and other charges. The warden is white South African racist , apartheid enthusiast. He sees Mandela as the worst terrorist in the world . However, the prisoner is so bright and charismatic, that the warden slowly starts to develop some interest in him and his ideas of a free and democratic South Africa. </li></ul>
A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.
<ul><li>After Erik Ponti takes participation in fight, he is expelled from school. He has to improve his marks and change his violent lifestyle in the new private school. „ S choo lmate upbringing ” system is applied there. Elder students „keep discipline” in school by hitting youngers with sharp tools, ordering humilitating activities, frightening, ashaming nicknames. They are preferential and unpunished. Erik quickly becomes their main target. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Display of agression in this movie manifests in psychical violence between the students in secondary school. Three girls wrote in the secret book a lot of facinorous gossips. The book caused the fight between all students at school. Luckily one of the teachers initiates the exercise which helps express anger in a healthy way. Every girl has to tell classmates about her problems and admit her mistakes. This method solves the problem. </li></ul>
Evan has problems with memory, so he gets a recommendation from a doctor to write down all events in the logs. Seven years after these events he realizes that reading them can take him in time and change the course of the taken decisions. Evan goes back in time and does not allow these sad events to take place. He triumphs over evil, with good. Evan opposed to violence, to save a friend.