Human Rights Film Festival 2018

Film Screenings
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Campus Location

The first film, Gaza Surf Club will be shown in Slayter Auditorium (room 400) at 7 pm on Tuesday, Feb 6 and will be followed by a discussion moderated by Dr. Isis Nusair.

The second film, 500 Years: Life in Resistance, tells ‘of the mounting resistance in Guatemala’s recent history through the actions and perspectives of the majority indigenous Mayan population, who now stand poised to reimagine their society. 500 Years will be shown on Feb 13th in Slayter Auditorium and will be followed by a discussion moderated by Charles Dolph, a graduate student in anthropology from the Graduate Center of City University New York.

Fire at Sea focuses on the island of Lampedusa—and the humanitarian crisis occurring in the seas around it. Shown on Feb 20 at 7 pm the film will be moderated by Drs. Gary Baker and Taku Suzuki.

The fourth film, Stop Over, provides an intimate portrait of undocumented migrants who hoped to make Greece a transit point en route to other European locales. The discussion following it on Feb 27 will be moderated by Dr. Ozden Ocak.

The final film, Born in Syria, follows seven displaced children for a year witnessing everything through their eyes: their escape from Syria, their travel through the refugee camps in the Middle East, and their arrival into Europe. It will be shown in Herrick Auditorium and the discussion following will be moderated by Dr. Fadhel Kaboub.

All film showings are free and open to the public. Call or email the Intl Studies office for more information: 740-587-6369

Posted Date 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

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