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Joseph Montville, Director of Healing Historic Memory,
Carter School for Peace & Conflict Resolution

"Both beginners in the field of trauma psychology and conflict resolution and experienced professionals will get much from watching this film… an excellent presentation as part of trauma psychology education."

Renate Grønvold Bugge, consultant to the Red Cross & Norwegian Peoples' Aid

"A TRULY BEAUTIFUL PIECE OF FILM ART...
A CINEMATIC TRIUMPH."

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AN AMAZING, MOVING FILM ABOUT THE UNCONSCIOUS DYNAMICS, GROUP IDENTITIES, & SHARED TRAUMA THAT LIE BEHIND POLITICAL MOVEMENTS.

ED SHAPIRO, Clinical Professor, Yale Child Study Center

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BLIND TRUST is about the peacemaking work of Vamik Volkan, a psychoanalyst who has spent a lifetime bringing enemy groups together for dialogue in traumatized regions of the globe.

Professor Volkan is at the forefront of understanding societal conflict from a psychological perspective. His field work in conflict resolution is unparalleled.

The film recounts Volkan's journey in unofficial diplomacy working in The Middle East, Estonia, the former Yugoslavia and The Republic of Georgia. The story dramatizes the new vocabulary he created for understanding large group psychology

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ONE CAN SEE IN THIS FILM A SPECIAL AURA AROUND THIS MAN WHO HAS MANAGED TO WITNESS THE WORST OF HUMANITY YET BRING FAITH AND LOVE TO THE SADDEST

ANN BENNETT MIX,

Founder, American WWII Orphans Network 

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LARGE GROUPS ARE OFTEN MORE PRIMITIVE THAN INDIVIDUALS.

PROFESSOR VOLKAN
Nobel Peace Prize nominee, has spent four decades bringing enemy groups together in international areas of conflict. 

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