This film chronicles the destruction of culture in Syria, Mali, the Balkans, Afghanistan, and elsewhere from World War II to the present day. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the film’s director, Tim Slade, and András Riedlmayer, UN war crimes tribunal expert witness.
The International Human Rights Clinic will host a screening of Mother, Daughter, Sister, a half-hour documentary about ethnic women affected by rape as a weapon of war in Myanmar. There will be a discussion following the screening, with Esther Htusan, Wai Wai Nu, and Debbie Stothard, moderated by Yee Htun.
After a traumatic encounter, a young, gay Egyptian joins the LGBT rights movement. When his safety is jeopardized, he must choose whether to stay in the country he loves or seek asylum elsewhere as a refugee. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Director Tamara Shogaolu.
Join us for the screening of two short films inspired by true events of the Syrian war. Fireplace (2017) and Orshena (2016) both recount tales of the devastating human consequences of war and give deep intellectual insights into the humanitarian crisis in Syria. The screening will be followed by a discussion with award-winning directors Muhammad Bayazid and Samah Safi Bayazid.