The GPFF was established to utilize the power of the motion picture to further the goal of peace on earth.
The annual film festival, scheduled around the UN International Day of Peace (September 21), is a celebratory event and a place to honor those who promote global and community awareness of peace and environmental sustainability through the most powerful form of communication in the world today. It draws together filmmakers and filmgoers from all walks of life into a community of people inspired to take action in their daily lives to leave the world a more peaceful place than they found it.
2. encouraging audiences to take action in their daily lives for peace, social justice and environmental sustainability issues
3. honor those who promote global and community awareness of peace and environmental sustainability