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Leo KantorAwards were given to some of Polands most prominent cultural persons, scientists and politicians.

ICF arranged the 4th International Documentary Film Festival “Humanity in the World”. The festival was held in Stockholm on the 17-20th of March 2005. Approx. 800 people (among them politicians, teachers, students and representatives from various organizations)came to see 35 films during the 3,5 days of the festival. All films concerning human dignity and tolerance.

To deepen understanding of the breadth, complexity, and diversity of Polish-Jewish relations over the centuries, with a view to the future. More specifically, to enable the two peoples to:

  • Understand each other’s historical experience and narrative
  • Address the existence of embedded stereotypes
  • Promote mutual awareness of the extended periods of peaceful coexistence, cooperation and cross-cultural interaction
  • Deepen the understanding and the multigenerational impact of the Holocaust on Jews everywhere
  • Deepen the understanding and the multigenerational impact of other events in Polish-Jewish history such as the destructive effects of totalitarian Communism, including March 68e
  • Contribute to strengthened national identities on the basis of greater Polish-Jewish understanding and mutual respect
  • Scholarly and educational initiatives, in particular, the development of a “shared historical narrative” that engages leading scholars and experts from around the world to produce a factual and comprehensive account of our relationship over the centuries
  • Creation of a range of programs, events, and materials, which focuses on our shared historical narrative, with a view to reach audiences in Poland, Israel and the Diaspora. These include: web-based resources; publications; multi-media exhibits; podcasts; and educational materials; documentary films; seminars, conferences, and public meetings and events
  • Creation of a range of programs, events, and materials, which focuses on our shared historical narrative, with a view to reach audiences in Poland, Israel and the Diaspora. These include: web-based resources; publications; multi-media exhibits; podcasts; and educational materials; documentary films; seminars, conferences, and public meetings and events