1. Interview with Roza Otunbayeva the Former President of the Krygyz Republic

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    Peace Caravan Journey along the Silk Road: New York documents the people from the Silk Road nations who have settled within the five Boroughs of New York. Exploring through video and photography their customs and traditions. This interview with Roza Otunbayeva, the Former President of the Krygyz Republic, was held at the Bulgarian Consulate in New York, December 2012, just a few minutes before the concert of classic Kyrgyz music. The former President expresses her thoughts on the special quality of the Krygyz people.

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    • Globe Trekker for WEB

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      The 3 min documentary which follows photographer and presenter Marla Mossman as she continues her solo journey along the ancient Silk Road in China's remote Xinjiang Province (East Turkestan). From Turphan, one of the earths lowest places to Tashkurgan in the Pamir"s some of earth's Highest Mountain Ranges, Mossman photographs the local people and shares in their daily lives, their cuisine, customs, music and the beautiful landscapes that make their home. The Peace Caravan Project's mission is to inform and inspire others to achieve understanding, respect and acceptance. By photographing the wonderful religious and cultural heritage of the Silk Road nations, by nourishing international cooperation, the exchange of cultural values and the equality of all people, including women and children, a new appreciation and a new way to peace will reveal itself. If you like this video and want to learn more, please go to the website at: peacecaravan.com to get more information about the project. If you would like to donate to the cause, please visit: artspire.org/DirectoryDetail/tabid/95/id/309/Default.aspx

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      • Trailer: Peace Caravan Journey Along the Silk Road: Xinjiang Province, China

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        This Trailer is an Introduction to PEACE CARAVAN: Journey along the Silk Road: Xinjiang Province, China: a 17.5 min documentary that follows photographer and film-maker Marla Mossman on her solo journey along the Silk Road and other ancient trade routes. This film was shot in China's Western Province, bordering Pakistan. Its a remote region, where the Kunlum, Pamir and Tan Shien Mountains form the Taklamakan Desert. Its a sacred and historic region where the earth's lowest depressions and some of the highest Mountains coexist. This is the land of the Uyghurs, who are an indigenous Islamic people, whose way of life has not changed for two centuries. This documentary; Photographed, Produced, and Directed by Mossman - tells the story of exploring these oasis villages, once the epicenter of silk fabrication and jade mining that financed the entire trade route to the Mediterranean The viewer witnesses Chinese Muslim traditions; noodle making, a Uyghur wedding, the largest mosque in China, and the largest animal markets of Central Asia. These are only a few of the many Uyghur traditions featured in this documentary that reveal to the viewer a cultural heritage that is soon to disappear. In 2009, the Chinese Government initiated a campaign of Uyghur destruction, bulldozing the Old City of Kashgar, threatening their traditional way of life. The Peace Caravan Project aims, through images, films and stories to act as a cultural ambassador for communities whose voices and accounts remain unheard. As an artist and educator, Mossman is interested in connecting with these people to communicate cultural acceptance, respect and understanding and to end the fear of those that are different from ourselves so a new way to Peace is revealed. peacecaravan.com to get more information about the project. If you would like to donate to my cause, please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/ArtistDirectory/ShowProject/7dee2140-9ba0-419e-b61b-53c21f77cfce

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        • INTRODUCTION TO THE PEACE CARAVAN PROJECT

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          Marla Mossman introduces the Peace Caravan Project which follows her solo journey along the ancient Silk Road. The Peace Caravan Project's mission is to inform and inspire others to achieve understanding, respect and acceptance. By photographing the wonderful religious and cultural heritage of the Silk Road nations, by nourishing international cooperation, the exchange of cultural values and the equality of all people, including women and children, a new appreciation and a new way to peace will reveal itself. If you like this video and want to learn more, please go to my website at peacecaravan.com to get more information about the project. If you would like to donate to my cause, please visit: http://www.artspire.org/DirectoryDetail/tabid/95/id/309/Default.aspx

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