International Human Rights Week December 5-10, 2016

International Human Rights Week
December 5-10, 2016

This series of events for International Human Rights Week will be centered around refugee human rights, transitional justice, and the role of media in activism.

Tuesday December 6, 2016 6:30pm
Screening of Salam Neighbor
Bell Museum of Natural History, 10 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Join us for a screening of Salam Neighbor, a film by Zach Ingrasci and Chris Temple, about two Americans living among refugees on the border of Syria.
To read more about the film, click here.
Hosted by the Human Rights Program Student Advisory Board
Thursday December 8, 2016 6:30pm
Refugee Welcome Event
President's Room, Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
A panel comprised of refugees from our campus community will be meeting to discuss their experiences as refugees in Minnesota. Additionally, a letter writing campaign to senators and Iraqi government officials will take place. Food will be provided.
Hosted by the Human Rights Program Student Advisory Board

Friday December 9, 2016 Afternoon, exact time TBA
Teach-In with Paco de Onis and Pamela Yates
Mondale Hall, Room 25, 229 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Pamela Yates and Paco de Onis, two documentary filmmakers specializing in human rights initiatives such as criminal prosecutions for international crimes committed in Guatemala, will be hosting a teach-in to to explore how human rights achievements require inputs from several sectors, with a special emphasis on the role of media. Co-hosted by the Human Rights Center, the Human Rights Program, and Moving Image Studies.
Saturday December 10, 2016 4:30pm
Screening of Granito
St Anthony Main Theater, 115 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Filmmakers Paco de Onis and Pamela Yates present Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, a story of destinies joined by Guatemala's past, and how a documentary film intertwined with a nation's turbulent history. To read more about the film, click here.
Co-hosted by the Human Rights Center, Human Rights Program and MSP Film Society
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