Teenage Film Maker Matthew J. Evans Wins Prestigious Art of Making Peace Award

September 11, 2014 3:53 PM

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Teenage Film Maker Matthew J. Evans Wins Prestigious Art of Making Peace Award

18 year-old Matthew J. Evans' mission as a filmmaker is to produce movies and videos that entertain, educate, inspire, and empower audiences to find value and meaning in their lives and in the world. He supports organizations whose mission is religious tolerance, inclusivity, and peace and compassion for all life. His film A Quest for Peace: Nonviolence Among Religions has won top honors at 16 film festivals in the past year and a half and was a finalist in the 2013 Cannes Film Festival's Emerging Filmmaker Showcase.

Matthew J. Evans was chosen to receive the PeaceMaker Corps Association's prestigious Art of Making Peace Award for his documentary short film, A Quest For Peace: Nonviolence Among Religions. The film features personal interviews with Arun Gandhi, grandson of the legendary Mahatma Gandhi. The award is...

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