Film Screening and Q&A—Liquid Handcuffs: A Documentary to Free Methadone
Open Society’s screening of the first feature-length documentary using the lens of harm reduction to examine the methadone clinic system will feature a Q&A with co-director Helen Redmond.
Resistance in a Time of Fear: Through Shahidul Alam’s Lens
Time magazine’s 2018 Person of the Year, Shahidul Alam, talks about photography, activism, and the right to expression.
How the Syrian Government Targets Health Workers for Arrest, Detention, and Torture
This event marks the launch of the newest Physicians for Human Rights report, My Only Crime Was That I Was a Doctor.
Film Screening and Q&A—When We Walk
Living with a severe form of multiple sclerosis, filmmaker Jason DaSilva—who will be present for a Q&A at this screening—examines the national healthcare crisis as he tries to be closer to his son who lives 2,000 miles away.
The Story of the First Two Nations to Pass Landmark Disability Rights Law
Three Latin American advocates discuss Peru and Colombia recently becoming the first countries in the world to fully recognize the right of every person to exercise their legal capacity.
Film Screening and Q&A—College Behind Bars
College Behind Bars, a new documentary by Lynn Novick, tells the story of a dozen incarcerated men and women in one of the most rigorous—and successful—prison education programs in the United States.
Protecting the Rights of Children in the War on Drugs in Latin America and the Caribbean
A panel of experts discusses a new report exploring the intersection of incarceration, drug policy, and children’s rights.
Unmaking Americans: Insecure Citizenship in the United States
A new report looks at how the history of denaturalization efforts in the United States relates to current efforts to strip Americans of their citizenship.
Book Launch—City of Omens: A Search for the Missing Women of the Borderlands
City of Omens author Dan Werb examines a pattern of brutal violence against women taking place in Tijuana, Mexico.
Film Screening and Q&A—The Grass is Greener
Directed by Fab 5 Freddy, this film traces the inextricable ties between cannabis criminalization and racial injustice in the United States alongside stories about the influence of cannabis in Black American musical culture.
On Returning: Diasporic Chronologies, Appendices, and the Present Political
Four poets with connections to countries with Temporary Protected Status explore contexts and ramifications of current U.S immigration policy.
When Fact-Checking Isn’t Enough: Information Operations and Reflections on the European Parliament Elections
The Open Society European Policy Institute and Demos host a discussion about new types of information operations now targeting democratic governments and societies around the globe.