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 the 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 making a film. With
the 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 year's 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 the bright hope we are
welcoming filmmakers into our sixth-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 a press conference, awards ceremony, workshop, and
dozens of 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.