Rwanda Genocide - Films and Discussions at CAAM
The California African American Museum presents films about the Rwanda genocide, including the critically acclaimed God Sleeps in Rwanda.
Saturday, September 09, 2006
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
California African American Museum (CAAM)
600 State Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Three documentary film shorts on the impact of genocide throughout the world and the feature film God Sleeps in Rwanda. Q & A with filmmaker Kimberlee Acquaro following the film.
These films are being shown in conjunction with the exhibition "Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide: Portraits of Survival and Hope" which opened on August 10, 2006 and runs through March 4, 2007.
-- Related event: Discussion: Rwanda Today with Rev. Cecil L. Murray and Professor Donald E. Miller
Saturday, October 14 -- California African American Museum
1 - 3 PM
Professor Donald E. Miller and Rev. Cecil L. Murray discuss the history of the Rwandan Genocide Project at USC, their recent trip to Rwanda, the current state of reconstruction in the country and efforts to support survivors. They also draw connections between the lessons learned from Rwanda about violence, reconciliation and development in South Los Angeles.
Also on exhibition at CAAM, ¡Azúcar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz - August 17 - November 5, 2006
Cost: Free and open to the public; parking is $6 at 39th and Figueroa
For more information please contact
California African American Museum (CAAM) Tel: 213-744-7432
Sponsor(s): California African American Museum (CAAM), Center for Religion & Civic Culture, University of Southern California