Film Library

Films that change lives

Many people have one—a film that caught you at the right moment in your life and changed everything.

Paul Shannon remembers seeing footage of children being napalmed in Vietnam, and of U.S. soldiers throwing away their medals. These films were his introduction to the antiwar movement in the 1970s; in the decades since, his life’s work has been teaching about and working with social change movements.

Video and Film Lending Library

The AFSC Video and Film Lending Library has been providing audio-visual programs for over 50 years. Our collection of over 1500 films, videos, and slide shows makes us perhaps the largest lending library of programs on peace and social justice issues in the country.  To request a video or film, just use our video request form or call 617-661-6130 ext. 123.

Cambridge, MA

S Comm comunity protest

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Community protest outside Gov. Patrick's Secure Communities forum in Chelsea, MA.

Cambridge, MA is home to four of AFSC’s Northeast Programs:

The Healing and Transformative Justice Program works with survivors of crime, those convicted of crime, and their families and communities.

The Material Assistance Program (MAP) gives clothing and basic house goods to people in need in the Greater Boston area.

Who we are

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

Where we work

AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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