peaceXpiece - IPJ Film Series
March 4-6, 2014
Peace & Justice Theatre
March 4, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
"Honor Diaries" features nine women’s rights advocates with connections to Muslim-majority societies who are engaged in a dialogue about gender inequality. These women, who have witnessed firsthand the hardships women endure, are profiled in their efforts to affect change, both in their communities and beyond. Freedom of movement, the right to education, forced marriage and female genital mutilation are some of the systematic abuses explored in depth.
Discussion to follow led by IPJ Program Officer Jennifer Freeman.
Film co-sponsored by USD's Women's Center and Hosted by Nika Water.
March 5, 6 - 8:30 p.m.
"Eyes Wide Open: This is Media"
"Eyes Wide Open: This is Media" is a fresh look at our role in today's media landscape as consumers and makers. Through compelling interviews with digital pioneers, this documentary reveals the balancing act between being connected, responsible and maintaining privacy.
A panel discussion featuring journalists, researchers, and students will follow the screening.
Film presented by WorldLink and hosted by Outside the Lens. Co-sponsored by USD's Dept. of Communication Studies and the Global Journal Project.
March 6, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Five people are affected by a tragic heroic act during the wars in the former Yugoslavia. Twenty years later, all of them will have to confront the past through their own crises. Will they overcome the guilt, frustration and the urge for revenge? Will they do the right thing, at all costs?
Discussion to follow led by IPJ Interim Director Dee Aker
Hosted by Museum of Photographic Arts and Film Forward.
*Film Forward is an international touring program that offers film screenings, workshops and discussions with filmmakers, designed to foster dialogue and greater cultural understanding. Film Forward is an initiative of the Sundance Institute and the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
Engaging, building and strengthening communities around the world in fostering peace with justice.
The Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies is dedicated to building and sustaining peace and justice through innovative learning, interdisciplinary analysis, advanced practice, and engaged public policy.