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Oct
10
2017
Policing Black Bodies: Do Black Lives Matter? A Conversation about Policing in Brazil and the United States (video)

Join the Open Society Human Rights Initiative and Justice Roundtable for a conversation about racial justice and policing in the United States and Brazil.

Oct
3
2017
Talking About Race: A Conversation with Paul Butler

Georgetown Law professor and former federal prosecutor Paul Butler talks about his new book, Chokehold: Policing Black Men.

Location:

University of Baltimore Law School’s Moot Court Room, 1401 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21217

Oct
3
2017
Opening Reception for Moving Walls 24: Here We Are

Moving Walls 24: Here We Are brings together 10 individual and collective artists, journalists, documentarians, and advocates who engage with art and documentary practice as a form of resistance.

Sep
29
2017
Repression Beyond Borders: Exiled Azerbaijanis in Georgia

A new report documents how Azerbaijani journalists and activists have been harassed by their government even while living abroad.

Sep
27
2017
The “Not Entirely Closed” Western Balkan Route: The Impact on Rights and the Rule of Law

This event sheds light on the situation along the Western Balkans’ migration route and provides an opportunity for experts to analyze how the migration crisis and the European Union’s response to it has impacted the region.

Sep
12
2017
Film Screening and Discussion: Extraordinary Women of West Africa

This documentary film traces the everyday lives of five women in the region, highlighting the vital if sometimes unacknowledged role they play in their communities.

Sep
6
2017
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Policing the Black Man: A Conversation with Angela J. Davis and Sherrilyn Ifill (audio)(video)
Davis and Ifill discuss a new collection of essays on the impact of the criminal justice system on African American boys and men.
Jun
22
2017
A Conversation on the Syrian Conflict with Cries from Syria Director Evgeny Afineevsky (video)

Oscar-nominated director Evgeny Afineevsky discusses his new film, Cries from Syria, and the brutal Syrian conflict—and responds to online questions.

Location:

Webcast only

Jun
22
2017
Film Screening and Q&A: Cries from Syria

Oscar-nominated director Evgeny Afineevsky presents his powerful new film about the Syrian civil war.

Jun
21
2017
Drugs in Documentary Films: A Showcase

The Open Society Foundations and PBS POV present an evening of excerpts from new documentary films exploring a range of harmful effects created by the current drug control regime.

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