Festival of Spirituality and Peace

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  • 19 August 2009

This article is from 2009

Festival of Spirituality and Peace

The quality of human relationships and their ability to engender peace in our hearts is the loose theme of this year’s laudable festival. Its film strand kicks off with a digitally restored print of Derek Jarman’s inspired adaptation of Benjamin Britten’s opera War Requiem whilst Scottish Shorts brings together humanistic shorts including Lynne Ramsay’s Gasman, Margaret Tait’s Portrait of Ga and Norman McLaren’s Neighbours.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh from Fri 21 and Fri 28 Aug.

Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace

This festival draws together people from a wide range of spiritual backgrounds, cultures, traditions and communities to celebrate peace and mutual understanding via spiritual, educational and cultural events. The 2019 programme includes wellbeing workshops, an event on peace with Professor Paul Rogers, and a Mindful Peace…