United Nations Association Film Festival Will Present its 23rd UNAFF Visionary Award to Joan Baez, Sunday Oct 25, 2020
The United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) is proud to announce that its annual UNAFF Visionary Award will be presented to legendary singer, songwriter, musician and activist, Joan Baez.
On Sunday Oct 25 The UNAFF Visionary Award will be recognize legendary singer, songwriter, musician and activist, Joan Baez and her life-long unwavering commitment to human rights. Her leadership, creativity, persistence, and vision have inspired several generations to promote peace and a better future for all.
Joan Baez is a key subject featured in the UNAFF Closing Night film
The Boys Who Said No!, which profiles the young men and women who actively opposed the military draft in order to end the Vietnam War.
A passionate nonviolent activist, Joan was married to David Harris who was a leader in the draft resistance movement. The Boys Who Said No! is offered to stream on the Festival’s Closing Day of the eleven days online film festival on Sunday, October 25.
At the last of the daily panels on zoom that day starting 6pm, Joan Baez will participate and receive the award. All details can be found at unaff.org.