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October 2017

A Brilliant Genocide Screening and Panel

October 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

The Human Rights Program, Global and International Studies, Africana Studies, and the Rift Valley Institute announce a screening of  A Brilliant Genocide on October 24th at 6pm in Olin 102. A Brilliant Genocide is a powerful documentary exposing the true story behind the rise of the brutal warlord Joseph Kony and the Ugandan government's campaign against the Acholi people. This one hour film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring: Helen C. Epstein, is the author of Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda and the War…

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December 2018

Screening of No Human Is Illegal, with discussion to follow

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weis Cinema

The Human Rights Project and the Hannah Arendt Center invite you to join us for a screening of NO HUMAN IS ILLEGAL (2018, 61 mins.)  Followed by Q&A and discussion with filmmaker Richard Ledes and Bard students who work with Samos Volunteers Richard Ledes is the director and producer of the new film, NO HUMAN IS ILLEGAL. It is a documentary about refugees currently detained on the Greek island of Lesvos. They are indefinitely awaiting a decision from the European…

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February 2019

Film screening and Q&A with Karam Ghossein and Emily Dische-Becker ’04

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Preston Theater

The Human Rights Project, Middle East Studies, Film and Electronic Arts, and the Office of Alumni/ae Affairs invite you to join us for and evening of films and discussion with EMILY DISCHE-BECKER '04 & KARAM GHOSSEIN               Street of Death (Lebanon/Germany, 2017, 22 minutes, Arabic w/ English subtitles) Directed by Karam Ghossein.  In “Street of Death,” the narrator revisits the site of his youth – a lawless slum suburb pushed up against Beirut’s international airport…

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IN WHOSE HONOR? Film and discussion with Charlene Teters and Jay Rosenstein

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Olin 102

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 12 – 5:30pm  OLIN 102 Charlene Teters was a graduate art student at the University of Illinois, when she started a campaign to retire the school’s racist team mascot and was met with death threats. Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Jay Rosenstein – professor of Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois – made IN WHOSE HONOR to chronicle the controversy. It was aired in 1997 on PBS. Mr. Rosenstein is still receiving threats over the…

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