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The Peacemaker

September 30, 2017 @ 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

In the early 1970s Padraig O’Malley ran a bar in Cambridge, Massachusetts, while nursing an alcohol problem.  During his recovery process, O’Malley became obsessed with international diplomacy; if war is a kind of addiction, he thought, perhaps peace could be accomplished by similar means to recovery from other addictions.  Since then O’Malley has been instrumental in bringing peace to Northern Ireland, South Africa, and elsewhere.  James Demo’s stunning documentary captures O’Malley late in his career, as he surveys his accomplishments and struggles to accept his own limits.

Documentary, 90 minutes

-Director & Producer: James Demo
-Editor: Erin Casper
-Recently Screened At: Full Frame Film Festival (World Premiere), Hot Docs, Florida Film Festival (Special Jury Prize for Vision and Storytelling)

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Details

Date:
September 30, 2017
Time:
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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Venue

Delta College Planetarium
100 Center Ave
Bay City, MI 48708 United States
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Phone:
(989) 667-2260
Website:
www.delta.edu/planetarium/index.html