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.

    

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