Filmmaker and activist Di Bretherton has devoted many years to the research and promotion of peace. She is an honorary professor at the Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Queensland and was the founding director of the International Conflict Resolution Centre at the University of Melbourne. She has also held a number of significant positions in international organizations such as chairing the Committee for the Psychological Study of Peace of the International Association of Psychological Science. A peace psychologist of international standing and an academic and researcher, Bretherton has extensive practical experience in many countries. She has conducted conflict resolution training, research and related projects in France, Spain, the US, Canada, Sri Lanka, Jordon, China, the Philippines and Vanuatu, as well as Australia and New Zealand. Her 1990 film AS THE MIRROR BURNS is an ideal representation of her dedication to spreading peace and awareness. (07/09)
As the Mirror Burns
A film by Di Bretherton and Cristina Pozzan, 1990, 58 min., Color
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