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Ferguson Delegation Attends Screening


Posted By on Nov 9, 2015

A highlight of the 24th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival was when a delegation of community leaders, youth and educators from Ferguson sat with a Lieutenant from the St. Louis Police Department to watch When Voices Meet and then talk about the need for a project like The Peace Train in their community. Always ready to do more, Sharon Katz agreed on the spot and The Peace Train 2016 tour across America was born! Share...

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Best Documentary Award


Posted By on Oct 19, 2015

What an emotional few days at the Jersey City International TV & Film Festival as Nonhlanhla Wanda, Sharon Katz, Wendy Khethiwe Quick and Marilyn Cohen taught a local choir from Golden Door Charter School to sing in Zulu and then invited them to perform with Sharon Katz & The Peace Train at the Opening Night ceremony! The next night, it was a standing ovation following the screening of When Voices Meet. Then the icing on the cake came at the Closing Day festivities when the film was awarded Best Documentary. Share...

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Toronto Bestows the MADA Award


Posted By on Sep 28, 2015

In Toronto this week at the 10th Anniversary Global Community Film Festival (COMMFFEST), When Voices Meet was honored with the festival’s top MADA award for making a difference in the world. South African Consul General in Toronto, Nyameko Goso, introduced the film and then encouraged people everywhere “to do more to make the world a better place for all.” On hand to accept the award were composer and co-star Sharon Katz; story consultant and co-star Nonhlanhla Wanda; and Executive Producer Marilyn Cohen. Share...

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Screening at 17 Festivals


Posted By on Sep 8, 2015

When Voices Meet has now been selected by 17 film festivals from the Atlantic to the Pacific to the Indian Ocean. At a time when racial tensions are so high in North America, we’re honored to be taking Nelson Mandela’s message across the world with this film. Recent selections include St. Louis International Film Festival on November 7; Philadelphia Film Festival in October; Chicago International Film Festival on September 19; Toronto’s Global Community Film Festival COMMFFEST on September 26; Jersey City International TV & Film Festival on October 18; YoFi Fest in Yonkers on October 25; Teaneck International Film Festival on November 8; Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival on November 21; and Waimea Ocean Film Festival in Hawaii in January 2016. Share...

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Won 3 Awards at USA Premiere


Posted By on Aug 25, 2015

At the film’s USA Premiere at the World Music & Independent Film Festival in Washington, DC on August 22, 2015, When Voices Meet won 3 awards: Best Documentary; Best Director; and Best Original Soundtrack. Sharon Katz and Marilyn Cohen also received the Annual Humanitarian Award. Share...

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