Deeyah Khan’s documentary wins special jury prize at Monte Carlo TV festival
White Right: Meeting the Enemy honoured for ‘embodying the spirit of the Nobel Peace Prize’
Deeyah Khan’s latest film ‘White Right: Meeting the Enemy’ won the PeaceJam Special Jury Prize at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in France on the 19th June 2018. The PeaceJam Special Jury Prize recognises TV films that embody the spirit of the Nobel Peace Prize through the expression of humanist values of peace and tolerance.
The PeaceJam Foundation is an award-winning peace education program established in 1996. More than 1.2 million young people from 40 countries have participated in the programme. PeaceJam works alongside Nobel Peace Laureates such as the Dalai Lama, Shirin Ebadi and Leymah Gbowee. Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams presented the award to Deeyah Khan.
For more information about ‘White Right: Meeting the Enemy’, which has recently been released on Netflix in the US and UK, click here.
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