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Camera as Witness Presents four UNAFF documentaries at the World House Documentary Film Festival
January 17 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camera as Witness Stanford Arts presents the MOVING FORWARD series as part of the World House Documentary Film Festival in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
BARBARA LEE: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER
(82 min) US
Director/Producer: Abby Ginzberg
Representative Barbara Lee is a steadfast voice for human rights, peace and economic and racial justice in the US Congress who was the lone vote in opposition to the broad authorization of military force following the 9/11 attacks.
(86 min) Cuba/US
Director/Producer: Mirella Martinelli
Decades of economic isolation have worn out the island and the morale of Cubans who still resist to keep their sovereignty.
GHOSTS OF AFGHANISTAN
(89 min) Afghanistan/US
Director: Julian Sher Producers: Natalie Dubois, Arnie Gelbart
As a young and idealistic war correspondent, Graeme Smith followed the troops into battle in Afghanistan.
SEYRAN ATES: SEX, REVOLUTION AND ISLAM
(82 min) Germany/Norway/Turkey
Director: Nefise Özkal Lorentzen Producer: Jørgen Lorentzen
Seyran Ates – a Turkish-German lawyer, feminist, and one of the first female imams in Europe – is fighting for a sexual revolution within Islam.
Virtual event, screenings and Zoom panel discussion with Dr. Clayborne Carson, a Professor of History at Stanford and the Founder of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, and UNAFF filmmakers Abby Ginzberg, Julian Sher, Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, Mirella Martinelli and the subject of the film Seyran Ates, moderated by Jasmina Bojic, Stanford Arts Camera as Witness Program Director and Founder of the international documentary film festival UNAFF.
If interested R.S.V.P. by email to obtain film links and passwords to see the documentaries IN ADVANCE of the discussion between Wednesday, January 12th until Monday, January 17th, as well as a Zoom invitation for the panel discussion on Monday, January 17th from 1:00 – 2:00 PM PST.
For the 2022 MLK Day – The World House Documentary Film Festival screenings and webinars please visit https://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/world-house/mlk-film-festival