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Topic: documentary screening

After the screening, Sara Darehshori ’89, who served as a co-prosecutor in the groundbreaking 1997 Rwandan war crimes trial at just 27 years old, fielded questions from the audience.

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CHRHS screens ‘The Uncondemned’ at Watson Institute

February 7, 2020 0 comments

Before international lawyers, activists and Rwandan women worked to win justice at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, rape had never before been prosecuted as a war crime.

Professor Jinying Li (left) spoke with filmmakers Wu Wenguang (right) and Hu Tao (center) and on their work for the Folk Memory Project.

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Documentaries explore life in rural China

November 7, 2019 0 comments

A light flickers on in the darkness. A young woman’s face is lit up by the searchlight she holds, casting the room in a warm glow. As she moves forward, turning on more lights, a video plays in the background.

Sandi Tan spoke about her film “Shirkers” at RISD on Monday. The film won the World Cinema Documentary Directing Award in 2018.

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Sandi Tan details 23-year saga behind film ‘Shirkers’

October 18, 2019 0 comments

During the summer of 1992, Sandi Tan partnered with her friends Jasmine Ng and Sophia Siddique and her mentor Georges Cardona to shoot an independent road movie called “Shirkers” on the streets of Singapore.