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'Chasing Freedom' - A Court TV Original Movie

'Chasing Freedom' - A Court TV Original Movie

Story of an Afghan woman's flight from the Taliban and the obstacles thrown in her way in seeking asylum in the United States. Starring Juliette Lewis.

Wednesday, January 14, 2004
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
UCLA Law School, Room 1357
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Inspired by true events, Chasing Freedom is the story of an ambitious corporate lawyer who takes on the pro bono case of a young Afghan woman who has fled the repressive Taliban regime to request political asylum in the U.S.  The film is a sobering depiction the obstacles that asylum-seekers face in gaining legal protection in this country.

Screening to be followed by a panel discussion moderated by
USC Law Professor Niels Frenzen
Please also join us at 6:30 for refreshments and a networking reception

Sponsored by Active Voice and:
UCLA International Institute
UCLA Law School

Other community participants include:
CLINIC, African Community Resource Center, Asian Pacific American Legal Committee, and others

Special Instructions

UCLA parking is available at $7

For more information please contact

Steve Gamer
Tel: (310) 206-8578

Sponsor(s): UCLA International Institute, UCLA Law, Active Voice, El Rescate, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights LA (CHIRLA), International Institute of LA