Stanford Summer Human Rights Film Series- Camera as Witness- Bhutto
August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
STANFORD SUMMER HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAM
The Stanford Summer Human Rights Program is an interdisciplinary collaboration that explores emerging issues in human rights through a series of courses, public lectures, and films.
The Human Rights Film Series Program is sponsored by Stanford Summer Session in collaboration with Stanford Continuing Studies and Stanford Arts- Camera As Witness Program.
CAMERA AS WITNESS
This program will be moderated by Jasmina Bojic, Camera As Witness program director and founder of the international documentary film festival, UNAFF.
Bhutto is the story of the first woman in history to lead a Muslim nation—Pakistan. Newsweek called it the most dangerous place in the world, and the home of nuclear warheads and the Taliban. Benazir Bhutto was educated at Harvard and Oxford Universities, and with an eye on a foreign-service career, Benazir’s life changed forever when her father, Pakistan’s first democratically elected president, chose Benazir to carry his political mantle over the family’s eldest son. Her two terms in power saw acts of courage and controversy as she eradicated polio and stood up for women, fought the male-dominated political elite and a nervous military leadership, and battled accusations of corruption and scandal. With her assassination she transcended politics, but left a legacy of both simmering controversy and undeniable courage. More details at www.unaff.org
Directors: Duane Baughman, Johnny O’Hara
Producers: Duane Baughman, Arleen Sorkin, Mark Siegel
Location: William R. Hewlett Teaching Center, Room 201, Stanford University
FREE and open to the public.