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The Disappeared: A Human Rights Film Series & Discussion

Enforced Disappearances in Sri Lanka & White Van Stories
Thursday, March 4, 2021
4:30-6:30 PM
Off Campus Location
The event will begin with a short (6 min) background video made in 2015 by South Asians for Human Rights, followed by the documentary "White Van Stories" (2016, 1hr 10min). In the North, East and South Provinces of Sri Lanka, families search for their disappeared family members in the aftermath of the Sri Lankan civil war.

During Winter semester, a series of human rights films that focus on the theme of disappearances will be shown through Zoom. Discussion will follow the movie featuring & White Van Stories
Discussants: Jim McDonald (Amnesty International) and Nirmala Rajasingam (Author, Activist). Other dates include March 11.


Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Film Screening
Tags: Anthropology, Discussion, Film, Free, History, human rights, humanitarianism, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, International, Multicultural, Public Health, Public Policy
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Midlife Science, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Donia Human Rights Center