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Film Festival

Saturday, November 14th, 2015 - Sunday, November 15th, 2015

The Society of International Affairs presents a film festival with a focus on issues related to peace and conflict.
Through our films we want to emphasize the vulnerability of citizens exposed to state and inter-state conflict. The films will enhance different perspectives such as refugees of war, conflict and causes, post-conflict reconciliation and more.
 
Program:
 
14th of November, Saturday.
13.00
Two episodes á 30 min, of the Post-Conflict Research Center’s “Ordinary heroes” series, winner of the UNAOC Intercultural Innovation Award 2014.
 
14.20 I am Dublin. 1h 15 min.
A documentary portraying a fictional story based on a real life event. Ahmed plays a character that mirrors his own life story. Forced into leaving his fingerprint up on arrival to the Italian island Lampedusa. That very same moment he became a Dublin-case.
 
16.30 The verdict of the august War. 51 min.
Portraying the August War, an investigating journalistic production, containing perspectives and views from the Georgian, Ossetian and Abkhaz sides, as well as interviews with foreign experts.
 
15th of November, Sunday.
13.00
1 episode of the Post-Conflict Research Center’s “Ordinary heroes” series, winner of the UNAOC Intercultural Innovation Award 2014.
 
13.40 God sleeps in Rwanda. 28 min.
The 1994 Rwandan Genocide left the country nearly 70 percent female, handing Rwanda’s women an extraordinary burden and an unprecedented opportunity.
 
14.15 Voluntourism – for better and worse. 30 min. + Presentation from the director Jodie Whife.
Volunteer tourism or voluntourism as it is called is to combine your vacation with work at Non profit organisations. But what effect does this actually have on the society? It is questioned if the will to help actually can do more harm then good.
 
16.00 Evaporating Borders 1h 13 min. Presenting a series of vignettes, poetically guided by the filmmaker’s curious eye and personal reflections. Through the people the story encounters along the way, the film dissects the experience of asylum seekers in Cyprus.
 
17.25 Nowhere Home (De andre) 1h 33 min.
They cross borders on foot, they’re smuggled in trucks, containers and small boats. They arrive in Norway alone, without parents or close caregivers.The asylumseeking children in the film are given temporary residence permits in Norway. At the age of 18, they are to be returned to their country of origin.
 
Free and open for everyone,
Welcome!

Details

Start:
Saturday, November 14th, 2015
End:
Sunday, November 15th, 2015
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Venue

Hörsal Dragonen
Sprängkullsgatan 19
Göteborg,
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