About the film

Ending Violence tells an intimate story of how Botswana is leading the world in violence prevention education, through the eyes of two preschool students Martin and Anele.


About the filmmakers

Sandani Wijetunge and Rose Archer are Aotearoa/New Zealand based filmmakers. Their work is motivated by shining a light on compelling answers to difficult questions.

Both Rose and Sandani work in the violence-prevention space. They were motivated to make Ending Violence because of the massive potential they saw to break the cycle of endemic violence, by bringing Social and Emotional Learning into mainstream education around the world.

Behind the scenes

Photos by Co-Producer Kay Loxley.