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The Peace Film (documentary)

Produced by Francesco Da Vinci
The story of a prominent peace activist in the '60s; a drama-romance.

Overview

Genre
Human Rights, Contemporary Issues, and History
Synopsis

A young peace activist gives up a life of privilege in order to work to end the Vietnam War. For refusing induction in Virginia he is threatened with a five-year prison term .
During the appeal of his case, he forms a peace group that has the support of Cesar Chavez.
Singer Joan Baez funds the group's nonviolent campaign with benefit concerts.

Meanwhile, his fiancee and his family want him to either flee to Canada or avoid the draft with a fake deferment. Instead, he refuses to dodge the draft, saying he would rather go to prison to protest the war and have a clear conscience.

Stage
in development
Running time
90 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Francesco Da Vinci Productions
Country
United States
Years of Production
1
Locations
Los Angeles & San Diego

Distribution Details

Language
English

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