Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 7:00 PM
Graduate Student Lounge, Rutgers Student Center, CAC
La Nuit De La Verite, The Night of Truth (Burkina Faso; 2004) Directed by Fanta Régina Nacro; in Dioula, More, French
The film is set in a single night as two military groups in a fictional African country attempt to come to a reconciliation; the survivors of the genocidal conflict must deal with their grief, guilt, hatred and desire for vengeance, but they also wish to look ahead to living together peacefully.
Presented by Salma Malouidi, Visiting Scholar, Institute for Research on Women; Tanzanian lawyer and activist.
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