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Film:Bombies
Date Tuesday July 22
Time 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Foundation for Global Community, 222 High Street, Palo Alto http://www.globalcommunity.org
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorAseem Das
Between 1964 and 1973 the United States conducted a secret air war, dropping over 2 million tons of bombs and making tiny Laos the most heavily bombed country in history. 90 million cluster bombs were dropped on Laos. Millions of these 'cluster bombs' did not explode when dropped, leaving the country massively contaminated with 'bombies' as dangerous now as when they fell a quarter century ago, killing people every day, just as they did 30 years ago. Directed by Jack Silberman, 57 mins, 2002. Group discussion follows screening. Golden Gate Award, San Francisco International Film Festival Gold Plaque, Chicago International Television Awards Best of Festival and Best of Category, Vermont International Film Festival Special Prize for Environmental Education, Ökomedia Festival, Freiburg The Japan Prize, Adult Division Honorable Mention, Columbus International Film Festival Nominated for Best Social Documentary, Yorkton Short Film and Video Festival
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2004 10:26 AM

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