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VOICES IN ACTION: Human Rights on Film

Presented by the NWFC
September 30-October 28
 http://www.nwfilm.org/screenings/21/206/
Human Rights films from around the world
human rights on film
human rights on film
VOICES IN ACTION: HUMAN RIGHTS ON FILM

The NW Film Center presents c: Human Rights on Film, September 30-October 28.

From the oil fields of Ecuador to the battlefields of Burma, this powerful film series tackles wide-ranging, thought-provoking issues, that deepen our awareness of the values of dignity, equality, justice, struggle and triumph. All films take place at the NW Film Center's Whitsell Auditorium in the Portland Art Museum.

A list of films can be found on line
 http://www.nwfilm.org/screenings/21/206/

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While cinema can provide entertainment and escape, for many committed filmmakers and viewers it is a vital medium of information and a powerful tool for social action. Tackling wide-ranging, thought-provoking issues, activist filmmakers help deepen our awareness of the values of dignity, equality, and justice, as they tell universal stories of struggle and triumph. We (NWFC) hope that the works presented here will broaden understanding and stimulate involvement as they reveal the commitment and courage of those whose hearts and minds are focused on the many challenges confronting humanity.

Watch films and join in on the discussions as visiting filmmakers lead Q&A's throughout the series.
KBOO is a major sponsor of this NWFC human rights film festival

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DIRECTOR: VARIOUS SHORTS (107 min)
FRANCE, 2008
Wed, Sep 30, 2009
at 7 PM


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EVERY WAR HAS TWO LOSERS
DIRECTOR: HAYDN REISS
US, 2009 (plus)

WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE
DIRECTORS: SARAH KUNSTLER, EMILY KUNSTLER
US, 2009

Sun, Oct 4, 2009
at 7 PM

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CRUDE
DIRECTOR: JOEL BERLINGER
US, 2009
Fri, Oct 9, 2009
at 8 PM

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WHY KERALA, GRAMPA?
DIRECTOR: TOM CHAMBERLIN
US, 2009
Sun, Oct 11, 2009
at 7 PM

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AN UNLIKELY WEAPON
DIRECTOR: SUSAN MORGAN
US, 2008
Sun, Oct 18, 2009
at 7 PM

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BIRDWATCHERS
DIRECTOR: MARCO BECHIS
BRAZIL, 2009
Wed, Oct 21, 2009
at 7 PM

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BURMA VJ—REPORTING FROM A CLOSED COUNTRY
DIRECTOR: ANDERS ØSTERGAARD
GREAT BRITAIN/DENMARK, 2008
Sun, Oct 25, 2009
at 4:30 PM

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KIMJONGILIA
DIRECTOR: N.C. HEIKIN
FRANCE/US/SOUTH KOREA, 2008
Wed, Oct 28, 2009
at 7 PM

homepage: homepage: http://www.nwfilm.org/screenings/21/206/