March 5, 2014

International House Philadelphia
3701 Chestnut St

Women Film the War on Terror

Penn Humanities Forum

In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia    

Speaking through different genres and cultural contexts, women filmmakers explore the consequences of today's wars at home and abroad. Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Endowed Professor in Film Studies and film and feminist theory scholar Karen Beckman, who directs this year's Penn Humanities Forum on Violence, will introduce each screening and host informal audience discussions. Don't miss this rare chance to see how women film the war on terror.
March 5, 2014 • 7:00 pm

The Oath (Laura Poitras, 2010, 96 minutes, Documentary)

The fates of two brothers-in-law once close to Osama bin Laden are tracked in this documentary by Oscar nominee Poitras that challenges America's post-9/11 strategy.

Films are free and open to the public. No preregistration is necessary.

Classes are welcome. Please call ahead to 215-573-8280 with expected number attending.

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