The Gonzaga Law chapter of Amnesty International will host a film series focusing on human rights issues.
AI invites the law school community to attend and ” … become more aware of human rights abuses and the efforts made to confront them.”
All films are free and open to the public.
Showings begin at 6 pm in the Barbieri Court Room, on the first floor of the law school.
Films explore sensitive subject matter so may not be appropriate for all ages.
Wednesday, April 7: La Sierra
This documentary follows the lives of three young people who live in Medellin, Colombia, an area ruled by a gang with ties to the nation’s paramilitary armies.
Thursday, April 8: The Stoning of Soraya M.
“Stranded in a remote Iranian village, Sahebjam, a reporter, is approached by Zahra, a woman with a harrowing tale to tell Soraya, and the bloody circumstances of her death the day before. Her story attempts to expose what it perceives as the inhumanity of Sharia Law. Her last and only hope for justice lies in the hands of the journalist, who must escape with the story – and his life – in order to communicate the violence to the world.”