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Film: Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth
Date Wednesday July 20
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
African American Art & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton St. , San Francisco, CA 94102 Free Parking available In the Fillmore District Take the Muni Bus 5 from Civic Center BART
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorNunu Kidane
Emailpriorityafrica [at] yahoo.com
Phone510-663-2255
Addresswww.priorityafrica.org
Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth explores the role that the United States and Great Britain's allies, Rwanda and Uganda, have played in triggering the greatest humanitarian crisis at the dawn of the 21st century. The screenings will be a short version of the feature length production to be released in the near future. The film locates the Congo crisis in a historical, social and political context. Leading experts, practitioners, activists and intellectuals provide analysis and prescriptions that are not readily available to the general public. Featured prominently in the film are such figures as Adam Hochschild, author of King Leopold's Ghost, Anneke Van Woudenberg, senior researcher at Human Rights Watch, and former New York Times Reporter Howard French, author of A Continent for the Taking. Following the film, Q & A & Commentary with Muadi Mukenge, Global Fund for Women The film is a call to conscience and action.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jul 13th, 2011 9:34 PM
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