Many people have one—a film that caught you at the right moment in your life and changed everything.
Paul Shannon remembers seeing footage of children being napalmed in Vietnam, and of U.S. soldiers throwing away their medals. These films were his introduction to the antiwar movement in the 1970s; in the decades since, his life’s work has been teaching about and working with social change movements.
Film Library Program Coordinator Paul Shannon speaks of the need to cut the Pentagon budget at a rally in Boston.
The AFSC Video and Film Lending Library has been providing educators, activists and filmmakers with audio-visual programs for over 55 years. Our collection is an archive of over 1500 DVD’s, videos, films, and slideshows produced between 1960 and 2010, making us perhaps the largest lending library of programs on peace and social justice issues in the country. To request a video or film, email the film librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org and type “video loan” in the subject field. You can also call the librarian at 617-623-5288.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.