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April 2014 Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month

Remembering the Past toward Healing our Future

A six event commemorative film series featuring the stories of survivors and their children

Living Ubuntu, in collaboration with Amnesty International - Irvine and the academic institutions named below, presents a six-event commemorative film series featuring the stories of survivors and their children. April is Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month, and each film commemorates a genocide that started during April. Living Ubuntu provides education about global traumas as part of its mission to heal trauma in order to promote peace. All films are free and open to the public.

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April 2011 was the first official Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month in the State of California. In April 2010, the California State Legislature passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 144 proclaiming April of each year Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.

Films


My Neighbor, My Killer movie

My Neighbor, My Killer

GENOCIDE: Rwanda
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 
Reception: 5-6pm, Program: 6-8pm

Soka University of America

Pauling 216
1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(campus map)
Speakers: Tomas Crowder-Taraborrelli, Michelle Hobby-Mears, Delly Nzella, Edith Umugiraneza, Kristi Wilson
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I Came to Testify movie

The Armenian Genocide

GENOCIDE: Armenia 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 7-9pm

Concordia University
CU Center, 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612
(campus map)
Speakers: Barbara English, Jeff Mallinson, Levon Marashlian
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Enemies of the People movie

Enemies Of The People

GENOCIDE: Cambodia
Thursday, April 3, 2014, 6:30-9pm

Golden West College

Student Center
15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(campus map)
Speakers: Fran Faraz, Dr. John Hall, Kreng Krich, Zaklin Phat
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Sudan

A Collection Of Short Films

GENOCIDE: Sudan

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 5-6:50pm (Reception after in SBSG 1517)
University of California, Irvine

151 Social Sciences Plaza, SSP A1100
Irvine, CA 92697 (campus map)
Speakers:
Joseph Jok, Julia Julima, Martina Knee, Katie-Jay Scott
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I Came to Testify movie

I Came To Testify

GENOCIDE: Bosnia
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 7-9pm

California State University, Long Beach
Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
(campus map)
Speakers: David Kaye, Ivana Ivkovic Kelley, Amanda Meek, Lejla Tricic
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Numbered movie

Numbered

GENOCIDE: The Holocaust
Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 7-8:30pm
Chapman University

Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall
One University Dr. Orange, CA 92866 (campus map)
Speaker: Uriel Sinai
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Closing Reception

stepping stones

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
University Synagogue

Social Hall
3400 Michelson Dr., Irvine, CA 92612
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My Neighbor My Killer: Official Trailer from Gacaca Films on Vimeo.