Third Goal International Film Festival

Film Festival provides global exposure and dialogue

Free event connects Missouri to the world

 

The Central Missouri Returned Peace Corps Volunteers hosts the Third Goal International Film Festival in Leadership Auditorium at the University of Missouri Student Center on February 1, 2014.

 

The Third Goal International Film Festival is a showcase of films covering diverse topics of worldwide significance; each film was either impacted by a Peace Corps volunteer or features significant issues faced in the countries hosting volunteers. Films were followed by speakers’ panels featuring Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from the highlighted region(s) as well as country nationals.

About the Third Goal International Film Festival

 

The Third Goal International Film Festival features films made by or about the work of Peace Corps volunteers in an effort to share their experiences overseas with fellow Americans.  In John F. Kennedy's original mission statement for the Peace Corps, Goal #3 -- "Helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans."

 

About the Central Missouri Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

 

Central Missouri Returned Peace Corps Volunteers was formed in 1996 as part of the 35th anniversary of the Peace Corps. It now has contact with more than 175 returned volunteers in the Central-Missouri area. To learn more email centralmorpcvs@gmail.com.

 

The Central Missouri Returned Peace Corps Association is affiliated with the National Peace Corps Association.

 

Our objectives are to:

•  Educate people about the Peace Corps

•  Act as a resource for people interested in joining the Peace Corps

•  Promote volunteerism in the community

•  Support currently serving Peace Corps volunteers from Central Missouri through small project grants

 

 

Directions to MU Student Center

•  From I-70

◦  Exit 128 at U.S. 63 highway. Proceed south (signs will say toward Jefferson City). Exit Stadium Blvd, turn right heading west. Turn right (north) on College Avenue, and left (west) on Hospital Drive, then right (north) on Hitt St. Parking available at Virginia Parking Garage immediately on your right. MU Student Center is one block north of Virginia Parking Garage: 901 Rollins St.

•  From U.S. 63

◦  Exit west on Stadium Blvd. Turn right (north) on College Avenue, and left (west) on Hospital Drive, then right (north) on Hitt St. Parking available at Virginia Parking Garage immediately on your right. MU Student Center is one block north of Virginia Parking Garage: 901 Rollins St.