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The International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality (IFFPIE) was established to celebrate the World Peace Day (September 21) and to participate in making a more peaceful and better world, raise quality of life, and maintain intercultural relationship for better acceptance and deeper understanding of people and diversity in life. Our main mission is to promote films pertaining to peace, inspiration and equality issues, carrying strong methods of storytelling, produced with excellent technique and crafted with passion and love for humanity. IIFFPIE is one of the members of a big festivals group internationalfilmfestivals.org which aim is to help promote the goals of the United Nation in celebrating international days of peace, women, anti-discrimination, tolerance, youth, family, humanitarian, human rights, health, environment, disability, etc.

We receive submissions from all over the world. The festival accepts feature and short film, documentary (any length), screenplay, music video, and we welcome ambitious newcomers to star their excellent films. The festival appreciates all the hard work every department contributes to make a film. With all-in-one package, juries of the festival will value various performances such as directing, cinematography, editing, performance, story, acting, sound, production design, costume design, music, etc. The festival will give separate awards, if they got selected.

Following the big success of our last years events and outstanding acclaim from Indonesian audience regarding international film festivals about peace, inspiration, and equality, and to celebrate the United Nation International Day of Peace on September 2016, with bright hope we are welcoming filmmakers into our fifth year festival.

Our prominent past winner include the Indonesian President Mr. Widodo, and our current winners are President Jimmy Carter, Pope John Paul II, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Hollywood stars Andy Garcia, Alice Krige, Guy Davidi, Jason Isaacs, Robin Shou, Dennis Rodman, Leonardo DiCaprio, Pearl Jam, U2, following our previous winners: Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon, Martin Sheen, James Cromwell, David Anders, Julian Sands, and many more.

We conduct press conference, awards ceremony, workshop, and dozens films are screened. Working together with the largest Indonesian cinema network, several private foundations and international culture centers, and having good connection with influential members of high-ranking society, the festival has managed to conduct yearly outstanding awards ceremony attended by kings, sultans, queen, ministers, senators, parliament members, notable guests, artists, and leading newspapers.


The film submitted are carefully previewed and judged fairly by our experts.

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