Film Screening: War Don Don

Who is Issa Sesay? War Criminal? Peacemaker?

Saturday, February 26, 2011
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
UCLA's Billy Wilder Theater
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024

This moving documentary profiling war crimes trials in Sierra Leone puts audiences at the center of both a gripping story and a crucial public debate. Offering a fascinating portrait of former warrior Issa Sesay—accused of heinous crimes, but credited by some with ending Sierra Leone’s civil war—the film profiles the complexities of international law in its pursuit of justice and truth.

Join co-presenters UCLA Film and Television Archive, UCLA International Institute and the UCLA School of Law for this gripping account of Sierra Leone's war crimes trials and decide for yourself.

Q&A with filmmaker Rebecca Richman Cohen will follow screening.


Special Instructions

Parking is available for $3 in the lot under the theater, entrance at Westwood Blvd, just north of Wilshire.

Cost : Free and open to the public.

For more information please contact:

UCLA Film & Television ArchiveTel: (310) 206-8013

Sponsor(s): UCLA International Institute, UCLA Law, UCLA Film & Television Archive, UCLA School of Law