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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Queen of Katwe | New Directions in Indian Cinema: Featuring Films by Acclaimed Film Director, Mira Nair

Film - Series | April 26 | 5-8 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Center for African Studies

The colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess.

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African Film Festival 2017: Hissein Habré, A Chadian Tragedy

Film - Series | April 26 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The acclaimed Chadian director of Daratt and A Screaming Man turns to documentary with this moving work on his country’s healing and reconciliation, miraculously filmed while its former dictator Hissein Habré was standing trial for war crimes. Habré promised greatness for Chad, but like those of so many other dictators, his regime descended into paranoia and oppression, with countless people...   More >

Dinner and a Movie: A Screening of the Waiting Room: with director Peter Nicks

Film - Documentary | April 26 | 7-9 p.m. | 60 Barrows Hall

 Peter Nicks

 Cal Undergraduate Public Health Coalition

Please join the Cal Undergraduate Public Health Coalition for dinner and a movie, plus a question and answer session with The Waiting Room’s director, Peter Nicks.

The Waiting Room is a character-driven documentary film that uses extraordinary access to go behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film – using a blend...   More >

Giuseppe De Santis, Under the Olive Tree

Film - Feature | April 26 | 8-10:30 p.m. | 159 Mulford Hall

 Institute of European Studies, Italian Society at Berkeley, Human Rights Center, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Arts & Humanities, Letters & Science Division of , Department of Gender and Women's Studies, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)

A program in the series "A Tale of Two Women: From Postwar Italian Cinema to Human Rights Today," April 24-27 at UC Berkeley and The Marsh Theater