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Spring 2010 Events

Free Documentary Film Festival


Afghanistan Unveiled

By the first ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this rare and uncompromising film explores the effects of the Taliban’s repressive rule and recent U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghani women. While committed to revealing such tragedies to the world, the filmmakers also manage to find moving examples of hope for the future. (52 minutes)

WHEN: Monday, March 8, 2010 at 10:00 A.M.

WHERE: Marlboro 1097

Love and Diane

Jennifer Dworkin’s groundbreaking documentary LOVE & DIANE presents a searingly honest and moving examination of poverty, welfare and drug rehabilitation in the United States today. Filmed in New York City over a five-year period,

Dworkin documents the struggles of three generations of the Hazzard family as they face a myriad of emotional, financial and personal challenges. (155 minutes)

WHEN: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 1:00

WHERE: Marlboro 1104

God Sleeps in Rwanda

Uncovering amazing stories of hope in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide, Academy Award-Nominee GOD SLEEPS IN RWANDA captures the spirit of five courageous women as they rebuild their lives, redefine women’s roles in Rwandan society and bring hope to a wounded nation. (24 minutes)      

WHEN: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 11:00 A.M.

WHERE: Marlboro 1098

Good Hair

Good Hair, a wonderfully insightful and entertaining, yet remarkably serious, documentary about African American hair culture. An exposé of comic proportions that only Chris Rock could pull off, Good Hair visits hair salons and styling battles, scientific laboratories, and Indian temples to explore the way black hairstyles impact the activities, pocketbooks, sexual relationships, and self-esteem of black people. (95 minutes)

WHEN: Friday, March 12, 2010 at 10:00, 12:00, and 2:00
WHERE: Rennie Forum

Sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program, College Life Services, and the International Education Center

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