CFR Presents: INNERSPEAK MEDIA Productions "I Am Rohingya: A Genocide in Four Acts"

When:
October 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – October 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
2018-10-25T15:00:00-04:00
2018-10-26T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
Ross North 102, Nat Taylor Cinema, York University
4700 Keele St
North York, ON M3J 1P3
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Julia Pyryeskina
55915

The Centre for Feminist Research Presents:

INNERSPEAK MEDIA Productions

I Am Rohingya

A Genocide in Four Acts

Welcome by Dr. Eve Haque

Film Screening and Q&A with cast of the film and director Yusuf Zine

Date: Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Time: 3-5pm
Location: Nat Taylor Cinema (Ross North 102) York University
RSVP to: juliapyr@yorku.ca (attendance purposes only)

Accessibility information: FREE EVENT. Open to all. Accessible entrances to Ross: Student Centre South + Vari Hall South entrances. Accessible and gender-neutral washroom on Vari Hall 1st floor. Accessible and gender-segregated washrooms in Ross South. Transit directions to York University: http://maps.info.yorku.ca/transit-driving-directions/

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They will not be erased. They will not be silenced.

I Am Rohingya: A Genocide in Four Acts chronicles the journey of fourteen refugee youth who take to the stage (in front of a live audience) to re-enact their families’ harrowing experiences in Burma and beyond; before, during, and immediately after the escalation of military violence in their native homeland, Rakhine state; their unforgiving escape by foot and by boat to makeshift camps in Bangladesh; and their eventual resettlement in the strikingly unfamiliar Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario.

There, the children resolve to raise awareness for a conflict that has increasingly resembled a cruel and systematic ethnic cleansing campaign.

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To view the trailer for I Am Rohingya: A Genocide in Four Acts, click here: https://youtu.be/g7XXolxFKi0
Website: https://www.IAmRohingyaFilm.com
Facebook: @IAmRohingyaOfficial or click here: https://www.facebook.com/IAmRohingyaOfficial/
Twitter: @IAmRohingya  or click here: https://twitter.com/iamrohingya?lang=en
Instagram: @IAmRohingya  or click here: https://www.instagram.com/iamrohingya/?hl=en

Co-Sponsors: The Department of Politics, the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR), the and the Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS), the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), and the Office of the Vice-President Research and Innovation (VPRI).