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Film Screening and Director Series Focuses on Media and the Underrepresented

April 1, 2008

The 2008 Dean of Arts and Sciences lecture series features a film screening and director series. The program will focus on media and the underrepresented. Each event brings to campus a remarkable film and the film's director to introduce the film and answer questions from the audience.  

Upcoming screenings include:

Monday, April 7, 2:00 p.m.: And Along Came Tourists, director Robert Thalheim. The film features a young German man's experience caring for an 85-year-old former inmate of Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. Screened at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. Co-sponsored by the Goethe-Institut, Boston.

Monday, April 14, 2:00 p.m.: The Last Jews of Libya, director Vivienne Roumani-Denn. A documentary of the final decades of a centuries-old North African Sephardic Jewish community. An official selection of the Jerusalem Film Festival.

Thursday, April 17, 6:30 p.m.: Race to Execution and Juror Number Six, director Rachel Lyon, with Charles Ogletree. Race to Execution explores the link between race and the death penalty in America; Juror Number Six highlights the media and race bias.

Type: Campus News