Center for Cultural Pluralism Presents: Spring 2010 Social Justice Film Series on International Affairs

     All movies are screened twice:

12pm in 204 Allen House & 7:30pm in 216 L/L Commons

Water First

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

From hunger and poverty to women's equality and population control, HIV/AIDS to environmental sustainability, Water First makes it clear that the best way to empower people in developing nations, and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is by putting water first.

 

Somali Bantu

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Take a journey through the eyes of refugees in the United States. This independent film by Alison Segar explores the hardships and lives of Somali Bantu refugees settled in Vermont.

 

Maquilapolis

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Factory workers in Tijuana and community organizations in Mexico and the U.S. collaborate on a film that depicts globalization through the eyes of the women who live on its leading edge.  

 

View from a Grain of Sand

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Shot in refugee camps of Pakistan and the war-torn city of Kabul, three remarkable Afghan women lead you through the maze of Afghanistan?s complex history, informing this examination of how international interventions, war and the rise of political Islam have stripped Afghan women of their freedom over the last thirty years. Addressing timely issues of women, Islam, and US foreign policy, the film is a compelling and vital addition to the global dialogue of our times.

 

Co-Sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost for Multicultural Affairs. For more information please contact Amanda Flores at the Center for Cultural Pluralism [log in to unmask] http://www.uvm.edu/~ccpuvm  802-656-7990