FILM SCREENING & PANEL DISCUSSION on Rapes in Congo at The New School

  • April 12, 2008 · 5:30 PM
  • The New School - Tishman Auditorium

The United Nations Department of Public Information, HBO, and The New School present documentaries addressing the global issue of gender-based violence. Screenings begin with shorts produced by UNTV followed by the featured film, The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo. The atest work by Emmy Award winner Lisa F. Jackson looks at the decade-old epidemic of kidnapping, rape and torture of women and girls in the civil war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo. A Q&A session with the filmmaker and representatives from the United Nations and The New School concludes the evening. The film?s educational distributor is Women Make Movies.

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  • Veronique

    Tough film on a violent and very intimate subject that got me inspired to want to be a part of bringing about significant change.

    April 13, 2008

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was my first meetup...the documentarie was intense, raised a lot of awarness and I'm looking forward to this club

    April 12, 2008

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