Saturday, January 26, 2008

UNCA Human Rights Film Festival, Jan. 28 - Feb. 2

(Image: The Devil Came on Horseback)

From the University press release:

...UNC Asheville’s Amnesty International Student Chapter will hold its fourth annual Human Rights Film Festival from January 28-February 2. Some 11 films will be screened; audience discussion led by a number of the University’s most distinguished faculty will follow each screening. The festival, which has become the largest of its kind in the Southeast, is free and open to the public.

Two films will be screened each week day. Matinee showings will be held at 4:30 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union room 224. Evening presentations will be at 7 p.m. in the Highsmith University Union Grotto.
Press release and movie descriptions here.

All films and discussions are FREE and open to the general public.

Info: Dr. Mark Gibney, 828-250-3870

Monday, Jan. 28
4:30 p.m. – “We’ll Never Meet Childhood Again”
7 p.m. – “The Devil Came on Horseback”

Tuesday, Jan. 29
4:30 p.m. – “Enemies of Happiness”
7 p.m. – “Hot House”

Wednesday, Jan. 30
4:30 p.m. – “City of Photographers”
7 p.m. – “Cocalero”

Thursday, Jan. 31
4:30 p.m. – “Manufactured Landscapes”
7 p.m. – “White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki”

Friday, Feb. 1
4:30 p.m. – “Election Day”
7 p.m. – “Banished: American Ethnic Cleansing”

Saturday, Feb. 2
7 p.m. – “The Lives of Others”

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