Saturday, October 25, 2008

PEACE FILM FESTIVAL..


BEYOND JUBA PROJECT PRESENTS

PEACE FILM FESTIVAL

‘A festival of peace screenings and discussions on the subject of conflict, peace and reconciliation’

IMAGES OF PEACE, IMAGININGS OF PEACE

30-31st OCTOBER 2008

AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE

3:00 to 7:30 p.m

FREE ENTRANCE

Thursday 30th

3:00 ‘trapped in anguish’
An informed account of the war in northern Uganda, its humanitarian implications and the process of return and re-integration of former combatants.

3:30 ‘ekisis’
A graphic docu-drama on the culture and the values of the Karamajong and their struggle to find everlasting peace in the region.

4:20 ‘panel discussion’
On the conflict in Northern Uganda and the situation in Karamoja, with DAVID PULKOL, African leadership institute, NAOME A.MAO, filmmaker among others.

5:50 ‘Uganda rising’
Multiple award winning film featuring interviews with BETTY BIGOMBE, SAMANTHA POWER,PRESIDENT MUSEVENI and MAHMOUD MAMDANI amongst others, gives a ground breaking account of the 20 year war in northern Uganda.

Friday31st

3:00 ‘what about us’
The beyond juba project launches its documentary on urban IDPs and their exclusion from IDP policy, to be followed by a discussion with the IDPs themselves

3:30 ‘panel discussion’
On the return of IDPs and the challenges faced by their urban counterparts with APPOLO KAZUNGU office of the prime minister, a representative of UNHCR among others

4:15 ‘we didn’t know’
The process of truth telling is unraveled in this insightful documentary on the TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMICSSION OF SOUTH AFRICA.

4:40 ‘panel discussion’
On justice truth and reconciliation in Uganda with OFWONO OPONDO, NRM deputy spokesman and MOSES ADRIKO, former president, Uganda law society, a representative of the South African high commission among others

5:40 ‘red dust’
An award winning drama exposing the complexities of truth telling at south Africa’s TRC through the disparate lives of its witnesses.

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