|By TimeOut Staff||
March 27, 2014
- The ninth annual United Nations Association Traveling Film Festival
will be held April 2 at Carroll University.
event will be from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Dorothy Goff Frisch
Recital Hall of Shattuck Music Center, 218 N. East Ave. Its theme is
“Individual to Universal.”
film festival is sponsored by Carroll University and its Student
Senate, Plowshare Center and the United Nations Association Waukesha
Chapter. It is free and open to the public. Free parking will be
available in designated Carroll lots.
award-winning international documentaries will will be shown and each
be followed by a discussion.
United Nations Association Film Festival was conceived at Stanford
University in 1998 by film critic and educator Jasmina Bojic, in
conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights. The UNAFF screens documentaries by
international filmmakers dealing with topics such as human rights,
environmental themes, women’s issues, children, refugee protection,
homelessness, racism, disease control, universal education, war and
more information on Carroll’s film festival, contact Deirdre Keenan,
professor of English, at 524-7254 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
lineup is as follows:
“Soldiers of Conscience”
4 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
line: A powerful documentary featuring West Point grads to drill
sergeants, and Abu Ghraib interrogators to low-ranking
reservist-mechanics. Soldiers in the U.S. Army today reveal their
deepest moral concerns about what they are asked to do in a war. The
film includes never-seen-before footage of basic training and the war
in Iraq, with an original soundtrack from an Academy Award-winning
When: 5:35 p.m. to 7:10 p.m.
Story line: In March 2007, French photographer and street artist JR and his friend Marco embarked on the largest illegal photo exhibition. They photographed both Palestinians and Israelis doing the same jobs in their respective communities - then posted these images face to face, in huge formats, on both sides of the Wall of Separation as well as in eight Palestinian and Israel cities. The film portrays people from different political and religious backgrounds who come together to speak about being torn apart.
7:10 p.m. to 8:35 p.m.
Story line: The coming-of-age story is about a teenage girl who joins a gay-straight alliance campaign for comprehensive sex education in the high schools of Lubbock, Texas. She soon begins to question her deeply conservative Southern Baptist upbringing. In the end, she declares herself a feminist and a liberal Christian.
When: 8:35 p.m. to 9:40 p.m.Story line: Carrie and Mary Dann are feisty Western Shoshone sisters who have endured five terrifying livestock roundups by armed federal marshals in which more than a thousand of their horses and cattle were confiscated. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management insists the sisters are degrading the land. The Dann sisters say the real reason is the resources hidden below this seemingly barren land.
9:40 p.m. to 11:05 p.m.