Moving Together: Seven Reasons that Group Work Works

Billy Price shares seven ways cohorts can transform and empower us. Peacebuilders and artists often face isolation, frustration, and burnout. The solution? Don’t go it alone.

The 2024 Justice Film Festival and The Film Lab Filmmaker Cafe

Billy Price reflects on the 2024 Justice Film Festival, The Film Lab Filmmaker Cafe, and the importance of fostering nonrivalrous spaces for filmmakers.

The 2024 unRival Award Winner: “Join or Die”

The poster of the documentary "Join or Die"

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the first-ever unRival Award, “Join or Die”!​ The unRival Award is given annually at the Justice Film Festival to a film in any category which powerfully shows the beauty, difficulty, and value of pursuing justice and peace for all people through nonrivalrous and nonviolent ways of being.

Shimmers of Light in the Dark: An Interview with Andy Peterson

A film projector lights up the darkness. Photo credit: Jeremy Yap

In this interview, unRival’s Research Director Lyle Enright talks with Andy Peterson about the often unjust landscape facing filmmakers who want to tell stories about peace and justice. Andy passionately creates and advocates for new ways of sustaining documentary filmmakers, so they can continue drawing hearts and minds towards a deeper vision of belonging.

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.

The Film Lab

The JustPeace Film Lab hosts filmmakers, students, and storytellers in a nonrivalrous space. Stepping back from competitive environments, participants celebrate the power of transformative, nonviolent storytelling together.