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Human Rights Festival 2014

Rafea: Solar Mama

Human Rights Film Festival
7:00 PM
Slayter Auditorium

Please see Campus Map for directions. Slayter Union is #8 on map. 

This year's films cover a wide array of civil, political, social and economic rights in the USA and transnationally.

We are also fortunate to have Lisa Hajjar from the University of California at Santa Barbara give a talk titled "Classified Memories: Trying to Try Terror Suspects Who Were Tortured by the CIA" in March (TBA). Dr. Hajjar's recent book is titled Torture: A Sociology of Violence and Human Rights.


March 26 - Lisa Hajjar, University of California at Santa Barbara
This lecture will offer a first-hand perspective on what it is like to go to Guantanamo, and will discuss the critical and contentious issues raised by the military commission trial for Khaled Sheikh Muhammad and four other men accused of responsibility for the 9/11terrorist attacks.
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Burton Morgan Lecture Hall

Feb 20 - B. Welling Hall, Earlham College
This lecture focuses on the processes of learning artistic skills and techniques used to transform weapons and remnants of weapons into functional, beautiful objects and tools.
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Burton Morgan Lecture Hall


Please find below the list of films for this year's festival. All films will be screened at 7 pm at Slayter Auditorium.

  • Feb 4 - The New Black
  • Feb 11 - My Afghanistan - Life in the Forbidden Zone
  • Feb 18 - An Unreal Dream - The Micheal Morton Story
  • Feb 25 - Camp 14 - Total Control Zone
  • March 4 - Rafae - Solar Mama

Download the Human Rights Film Festival Poster

Posted Date 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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