The 2023 JustPeace Film Lab

In early 2023, unRival Network partnered with Justice Film Festival to host the first-ever Justpeace FilmLab in New York City, a nonrivalrous learning space to bring together storytellers who long to create a better world for all people.

Short Film: Artisans of Peace

The Artisans of Peace short film shows how simple acts of loving-kindness and creativity can bind a community to one another with dignity and beauty.

Short Film: The unRival Invitation

The unRival Invitation short film undertakes a journey from the battle-ready beliefs common within us to the healing relief of true belonging in a community without rivals.

Exploring Creative Solutions to Cross Divides: A Conversation with Michael Nagler & Mel Duncan

Two leading peacebuilders delve into their experiences training communities in civil resistance and unarmed protection.

Nurturing Hope in Nonviolent Peacebuilding

Hope is a powerful force. When faced with violence and conflict, we struggle to sustain hope. But despite the challenges, there are many reasons to have hope that the efforts of global peacebuilders will effectively reduce violence in our lifetimes.

What is Peace? Defining Creative Peacebuilding

Graffiti in Constitution Plaza, Guatemala City.

Peacebuilding is not just about ending violence; it’s about creating the foundations that make societies resilient in the face of conflict.

The unRival Film Premiere Event

Two short films celebrating creative peacebuilders, and a panel about the need for hope and artistry to live in violent times.

UnRival Network: What’s In A Name?

Why are we called “unRival”? Get to know the meaning behind our name, why we talk so much about rivalry, and why it can be something positively harnessed rather than avoided.

Artisans of Peace: An Interview with Jason Ferenczi

In this interview with lead facilitator Jason Ferenczi, we get to know more about the hopes, fears, inspirations and intentions that helped him design the Artisans of Peace program.

The Artisans of Peace Program

The Artisans of Peace Program creates space for peacebuilders to gather in an environment of trust and creativity that nurtures hope, sparks concrete collaboration, and creates relationships that build resilience and protect against destructive rivalry.