Lights Camera Reaction

The UCLA Skoll Center for Social Impact Entertainment invites students to a half-day conversation on the challenges of telling complex human rights stories through film.

Friday, March 16, 2018
1:30 PM - 8:00 PM
UCLA Hammer Museum
RSvP requested

Please join the Skoll Center for Social Impact Entertainment at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television for what promises to be an engaging conversation on the intersection of entertainment, law and human rights. Students are encouraged to attend. 

There will be an exciting line-up of panelists to discuss the legal, ethical, artistic and business challenges of telling complex human rights stories through film, including: Academy Award winners Ed Zwick (Glory, Blood Diamond) and Terry George (The Promise, Hotel Rwanda); Emmy Award-winner Amy Ziering (The Hunting Ground, The Invisible War); Reginald Hudlin (Marshall, Django Unchained); Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen, Til It Happens to You); Evgeny Afineevsky (Cries from Syria, Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom); Eric Esrailian (The Promise, Intent to Destroy); Angela Sarafyan (The Promise, Westworld); Kelli Sager (Davis Wright Tremaine); Gabriel Brakin (Participant Media) and; Bonnie Abaunza (The Abaunza Group).


Mira Sorvino will be the recipient of the inaugural Promise Institute Award for Contribution to Human Rights through the Arts. Please join us for this afternoon-long summit, as well as the award ceremony and evening reception in her honor!
 
RSVP now by registering online here or by emailing lightscamerareaction@law.ucla.edu directly.

Special thanks to Participant Media, Abaunza Group, and the Ziffren Center for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law at UCLA Law for their support of this event.

 



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Sponsor(s): , Skoll Center for Social Impact Entertainment at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television