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Monday, February 14, 2011

Feb 16 & 18: Colombian Studies Group Film Screening Event

The Colombian Studies Group cordially invites you to participate with Colombian journalist and defender of victims of his country's armed conflict, Hollman Morris(graduate of Universidad Javeriana, and Winner of Harvard University's Nieman Fellowship 2010-2011 and the Human Rights Watch annual defender Award 2007), in our film screening and discussion of the documentary "Testigo indeseable" 987min).

The film is a chronicle of four moths in the life of his courageous journalist that presents evidence of his experience of persecution, death threats, stigmatization, illegal interceptions of his personal communications and other types of intimidation which both he and his family suffered with the complicity of the Colombian government during the administration of former President Álvaro Uribe Veléz.

The activity will be twofold:
  1. Film Screening: Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 (6:00-9:15pm Room 5414 (Student Area at the DSC))
  2. Question and Answer Session:  Friday, February 18th, 2011. (6:00-9:00pm Room 4116 (Student Study Area))
The talk will be conducted in Spanish
Doctoral Students' Council | Robert E. Gilleece Student Center | Room 5495 | The Graduate Center, CUNY | 365 Fifth Avenue | New York, NY 10016-4309

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