Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Reel Women's Network




In Peace We Trust Nonviolence - The Next Great Revolution is an inspiring half-hour documentary exploring the mission and philosophy of the Meta Peace Team.  Learn how co-founder C. Peter Dougherty and team members have used and shared active nonviolence techniques as alternatives to militarism over the past 25 years in The United States and abroad​.


Hello Friends,
Thanks for visiting.  2020 has been a year of change and new beginnings.  COVID-19 interrupted everyone’s plans and the pandemic is forcing all of us to be safe and creative.  I was working with the Meta Peace Team to organize a summer tour for my last documentary In Peace We Trust, and like so many public events we had to postpone the tour.  So when I heard from the Reel Women’s Network a new online streaming service showcasing content made by women I was excited to be a part of this important and much needed new network.  In Peace We Trust is now available on RWN!
I have great respect for the women behind The Reel Women’s Network.  It was created by Open book Productions and Bella Productions.  They understand why creating an outlet for women (and men) to support women in film and media is so important. 

Why is it important to support women in film? 

Distribution
Only 13.5% of films
distributed in 2019 by
the top 8 distributors
were helmed by
women.
*Source: USC Anaheim's Inclusion Initiative. 2017-2019 Inclusion at Film Festivals. 5

Power in Numbers
Approximately 54% of
the World Population is
Female.

Director’s Chair
In 2019, Men
outnumbered Women in
the Director’s chair
20 to 1.

Female Creators?
Women accounted for
only 31% of ALL
creators, directors,
writers, producers,
editors, and directors of
photography working on
broadcast network, cable
and streaming programs.
*source: Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film

Women of Color
Only 40% of 2019’s Top
100 Films featured a
Female Protagonist
*source: The Annenberg Foundation




To screen In Peace We Trust, or to learn more about RWN please visit www.reelwomensnetwork.com and while you're there check out the incredible collection of free content, pay per view or subscribe for full access.  RWN went live  this month and they're adding new content daily.  To learn more about me and the film visit https://www.petradaher.com/in-peace-we-trust.html .  Thanks for the support!
In peace, Petra


More about The Reel Women's Network from their website

It's all about the women.
The Reel Women’s Network is an online streaming service that showcases films, shows, web series, documentaries and digital content created by WOMEN and Women-Identified filmmakers and content creators.
Bringing a fresh perspective to the world of streaming, the Reel Women’s Network advances the unique voice of Women Filmmakers and Creators to Viewers Worldwide.
The Reel Women’s Network team brings together years of production and content management experience, as well as thousands of viewers and subscribers.
Our goal is to support and promote Independent Projects by Women and help grow their audiences.


Wednesday, December 04, 2019

ART MARKETS 2019


Petra Production's December Schedule 

SHOP LOCAL FOR THE HOLIDAYS


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2019 

10-5 PM 1105 S. Washington, Lansing, Michigan

  

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2019 

11-5 PM 1820 Sunset, Lansing, Michigan

Friday, August 23, 2019

Documentary Film Screening Schedule


Non-Violence: 
The next great Revolution

In Peace We Trust 
A film by Petra Daher
Based on the work of the Meta Peace Team


MPT working with Poor People's Campaign

MPT at Poor People's Campaign protest in Lansing, Michigan

MPT at The March For Women

Michigan Premiere
Earthwork Harvest Gathering, Lake City, Michigan, 
Midnight @ the Barn Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019 11am 
Panel Discussion on Non-Violent Resistance 

Lansing Premiere and Discussion
Peace Quest, 
MSU B117 Wells Hall East Lansing, Michigan,  
7:15 Wednesday, September 25, 2019 
Discussion with MPT Trainers 
Peter Dougherty, Kim Redigan and Filmmaker Petra Daher
Concluding with a  Sing along with Karen Hoene and Peter "Standing on the Side of Justice."
Produced and Directed by Petra Productions 
For more information contact www.petradaher.com 
or www.metapeaceteam.org

Filmmaker Petra Daher interviewing MPT Co-founder Peter Dougherty
MPT Working with Refugee Service

Monday, May 06, 2019

In Peace We Trust

Non-Violence: The Next Great Revolution


The documentary film In Peace We Trust by Petra Daher Productions explores the Meta Peace Team, a group promoting non-violent alternatives for over 20 years in the United States and abroad. The documentary features co-founder Peter Dougherty and explores the tools and resources the MPT uses to deal with conflict through a series of interviews with key members and footage of peace teams in action. The documentary exposes how the MPT provides resources for citizens to become peacemakers and the benefits and success of non-violent alternatives.







Featuring footage of 

The Meta Peace Team
The Poor People’s Campaign
The People’s Water Board
World Water Day
Black Lives Matter
Detroit to Flint to Lansing Water Justice Journey
The Women’s March
The Lansing Garden Project
Half Barn Farm
Little Artsram Puppet and Mask Theater


For more information visit




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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Holiday Shopping Guide


 

 

Petra Productions creates Fine Art Photography on Metallic Paper, Photo Greeting Cards, Magnets, Dream Journals, Daily Calendars, Masks, Gift Certificates for Portrait Sessions, and More!



 Shopping options

Gift Certificates and Online Store
 
In the Lansing area visit
Community Finery located in Reo Town Marketplace, 1027 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI
For store hours visit www.facebook.com/communityfinery
  
Holiday Art Markets
Reo Town Holiday Art Market, The Robin Theater
December 8, 2018, 10:00 - 5:00
1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910

Sunset Clay Studio Holiday Art Market
December 15, 2018 10:00-5:00
1820 Sunset Ave #203, Lansing, MI 48917


Sales from my art markets help to support the costs of my Great Lakes Water Warrior Documentary Series.  

Friday, June 22, 2018

Poor People's Campaign 2018



It was an honor to document the Michigan Poor People's Campaign.  The event was inspired by the work of Martin Luther King.  The original campaign happened 50 years ago, to learn more visit the website or follow the group on social media.   https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/history/

The 2018 movement is very well organized and led by spiritual leaders and grassroots activists from around the country.  Their goal is to support the people most in need and to confront the distorted moral narrative.  Petra Productions, Photographed, filmed and captured intereviews at the first 5 actions in Michigan. 



#40daysofdirectaction


 To view my photo essay visit my Flickr page.  Contact me on my website for use of stock footage or photographs of the Michigan Poor People's Campaign.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/petraproductions/albums/72157691734433750

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