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2016 Human Rights Film Festival

The 6th Annual Human Rights Film Festival*

(*Winner of the 2016 ASU CLAS Marketing Award for Best Event)

April 15 - 16, 2016

Armstrong Hall, Room 114

Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law

ASU Tempe Campus

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Friday, April 15

Session 1: Human rights in Latin America: Children missing in Argentina & women death in El Salvador

3:00-3:30 pm:  A Search for Justice (15') and Where is my grandchild (15') 

3:30-4:00 pm:  Dialogue with Barbara Dury, producer of "Where is my Grandchild?" and long time, award-winning producer

4:00-4:20 pm:  BREAK

 

Session 2: Roma holocaust by Nazis

4:20-5:20 pm:  The exile from Bassarabia (55 ')

5:20-5:50 pm:  Dialogue with Natalia Ghilascu, director of 'The exile from Bassarabia'

5:50-6:10 pm:  BREAK

 

Session 3: The challenges of documenting war crimes in Syria and Libya

6:10-7:40 pm:  E-team (1 hour 28 minutes)

7:40-8:10 pm:  Dialogue facilitated by Sarah Abuwandi (ASU), Osee Romeo (ASU) and Timira Conley, President of Amnesty International-North Carolina State University Chapter

 

Saturday, April 16

Session 4:  Violence, resources shortage: Views from Arizona youth 

3:00-3:30 pm:  Voices of local youth (25')

3:30-4:00 pm:  Discussion facilitated by Michael Cassidy, Executive Director, Dysart Community Cente and El Mirage youth

4:00-4:20 pm:  BREAK

 

Session 5: Impact of drone strikes

4:20-5:20 pm:  Unmanned: America's drone wars (63')

5:20-5:50 pm:  Discussion facilitated by Daniel Rothenberg, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University

5:50-6:10 pm:  BREAK

 

Session 6: Drugs and violence in the Mexican-US border

6:10-7:50 pm:  Cartel Land (100', Oscar nominee for best documentary in 2016).

7:50-8:20 pm:  Discussion facilitated by Deborah Henderson, School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University