Global Voices of Nonviolence Expands Far Beyond Time and Place


Posted by on Sep 25th, 2012 - 1 Comment

Global Voices of Nonviolence (GVON) is an initiative that last year drew special attention to the 12-day period between the United Nations International Day of Peace (9/21) and the United Nations International Day of Nonviolence (10/2).

An Evening With Sami Awad


Posted by on Sep 13th, 2012 - No Comments

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Palestinian Christian Sami Awad, executive director of Holy Land Trust and one of the subjects of the award-winning documentary Little Town of Bethlehem. He will be at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 3215 Four Mile NE in Grand Rapids, MI (MAP) on Saturday, September 15, at 6:30 p.m. Food and… Continue Reading…

Gearing Up For Global Voices of Nonviolence 2012


Posted by on May 1st, 2012 - No Comments

Once again, EGM is setting aside the 12 days between the United Nations International Day of Peace (9/21) and United Nations International Day of Nonviolence (10/2) to ignite and facilitate an important global conversation.

Little Town of Bethlehem Returns for Christ at the Checkpoint 2012


Posted by on May 1st, 2012 - No Comments

Considered a “breakthrough in the evangelical world” by conference organizer Bethlehem Bible College, Christ at the Checkpoint 2012 focused on “the ministry of the Palestinian Church in the context of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.”

Philippine Film Tour For Peace


Posted by on Apr 30th, 2012 - No Comments

The Peace and Reconciliation Commission (Parcom) of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) incorporated EGM’s Little Town of Bethlehem on a film tour throughout the Southeast Asian nation.

Evangelical Conference to Focus on Ministry of the Palestinian Church


Posted by on Mar 5th, 2012 - No Comments

“It [the conference] aims is to provide an opportunity for Evangelical Christians to prayerfully seek a proper awareness of issues of peace, justice, and reconciliation in the context of the realities on the ground in the Palestinian Territories.”

On The Road with Little Town of Bethlehem and Jim Hanon


Posted by on Jan 13th, 2012 - No Comments

Just days after engaging with a global audience on the universal themes and redemptive messages captured in EGM’s award-winning documentary, director Jim Hanon got upfront and personal with audiences across America’s East Coast.

Memphis Memories: EGM’s Little Town of Bethlehem Strikes a Chord


Posted by on Jan 10th, 2012 - No Comments

The heartbeat of Memphis echoes throughout the soundtrack of Little Town of Bethlehem. This past October, EGM brought both music and movie to the 2011 Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking. Memphis native Kirk Whalum opened the evening with a soulful performance before conference attendees—a diverse mix of activists, academics, and community leaders united in their commitment… Continue Reading…

Global Voices of Nonviolence Gets People Talking


Posted by on Jan 6th, 2012 - 1 Comment

EthnoGraphic Media (EGM) set aside the 12 days between the United Nations International Day of Peace (9/21) and United Nations International Day of Nonviolence (10/2) to ignite and facilitate an important global conversation. This signaled the most visible, aggressive, and expansive effort EGM had ever undertaken on such a timely and relevant topic: Nonviolence can… Continue Reading…

Jim Hanon & Mart Green Given ‘Highest Award’


Posted by on Jan 4th, 2012 - 1 Comment

Writer / Director Jim Hanon and Producer Mart Green Received the prestigious Chris Statuette for their work on the film Little Town of Bethlehem at the 2011 Columbus International Film + Video Festival. The award, presented on November 19, is “the highest award given to film or video productions,” according to the festival website, and… Continue Reading…

The Memphis Influence in Little Town of Bethlehem


Posted by on Oct 26th, 2011 - 1 Comment

Director Jim Hanon had an opportunity while in Memphis last week to talk about the influence the city of Memphis has on the Holy Land today and on his film Little Town of Bethlehem. In addition to showcasing the impact of the message of equality and humanity championed by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the… Continue Reading…

EGM to Take Part in Prominent Peace Conference


Posted by on Oct 19th, 2011 - No Comments

Little Town of Bethlehem will be featured at this year’s Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking being held in Memphis from October 21-23. The award-winning documentary will screen on Friday, October 21, from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the University Theater on the campus of Christian Brothers University. Immediately following the screening, director Jim Hanon, noted jazz… Continue Reading…

Director Jim Hanon to Participate in On Screen/In Person Film Tour


Posted by on Oct 4th, 2011 - No Comments

Award-winning writer/director Jim Hanon will be traveling to seven different locations throughout the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. October 5 through 15 to participate in screenings of Little Town of Bethlehem as part of the On Screen/In Person film tour. Launched in 2011, On Screen/In Person tours new independent American films and their respective filmmakers… Continue Reading…

Why EGM Is Doing Global Voices of Nonviolence


Posted by on Sep 2nd, 2011 - No Comments

Bill Oechsler, president of EthnoGraphic Media, talks about why EGM is doing Global Voices of Nonviolence, a 12-day global conversation that kicks off on the U.N. International Day of Peace with a live event in Washington D.C. He’s joined by Sami Awad, executive director of Holy Land Trust. Sami is one of the subjects of… Continue Reading…

Join In EGM’s Global Voices of Nonviolence


Posted by on Aug 15th, 2011 - 2 Comments

Last year EGM launched Little Town of Bethlehem with a coast-to-coast tour on U.S. colleges and universities. This year’s plans commemorating the period beginning on the U.N. International Day of Peace (9/21) and ending on the U.N. International Day of Nonviolence (10/2) are just as exciting. We’ll be returning to Washington, D.C. where the plan… Continue Reading…

Lots of Recognition for Little Town of Bethlehem


Posted by on Aug 8th, 2011 - No Comments

Over the past six months EGM’s Little Town of Bethlehem has been selected to be screened at numerous film festivals and other events, receiving top honors at two of the film festivals. Official Selections, Exclusive Screenings National and international film festivals and other events are recognizing the quality of EGM’s films with a growing number… Continue Reading…