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Film Screening of Darfur Now!

The Darfur Action Committee at UCLA, as part of Mighty Mic, presents a film screening of Darfur Now! featuring UCLA alum Adam Sterling and five other people working on the ongoing crisis in Darfur, Sudan. Adam Sterling will be at the event, participating in a post-screening discussion.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Room 100
Moore Hall
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Adam Sterling is a graduate of UCLA, Afro-American Studies and Political Science; he was a member of the Darfur Action Committee at UCLA while a student and today is the policy director for the Sudan Divestment Taskforce. 

Darfur Now! is a documentary that follows the tale of six people and how they are working towards ending the genocide.

The people chronicled include:

  • Adam Sterling
  • Don Cheadle
  • Pablo Recalde
  • Hejewa Adam
  • Ahmed Mohammed Abakar
  • Luis Moreno-Ocampo

Related Event:

Mighty Mic Human Rights Awareness Concert: The Concert to End Genocide

Thursday, May 29 2008 from 5pm-11pm

Ackerman Grand Ballroom at the UCLA Campus

Scheduled to perform:

  • OK GO
  • Rock & Roll - featured on MTV's The Hills
  • Rhymefest
  • Zion-I
  • Nico Vega
  • Pangaea Collective
  • Arepa

Scheduled to speak:

  • John Prendergast, International Crisis Group
  • Adam Sterling, Sudan Divestment Taskforce
  • Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, Congregation Valley Beth Shalom

Free tickets for everyone on the day of the event.  Tickets are first come, first serve.  Lineup at 4:30 PM in front of Ackerman Grand Ballroom on the UCLA campus.  $15 Suggested donation - all proceeds going to charity in order to purchase the US Doctors for Africa Mobile Clinic.

Come see this exciting concert put on and run by UCLA students.

For more information, please visit www.MightyMic.org or email the Darfur Action Committee at darfur@ucla.edu.

For a commercial preview, please visit http://current.com/items/88955379_ending_genocide.

These events are part of Genocide Awareness Week.  Genocide Awareness Week is a vibrant and dynamic part of the Mighty Mic Human Rights Awareness Concert.  It will recall the history, events, and people of five different genocides: Native American, Armenian, Holocaust, Cambodian, and the Great Lakes Region of Africa (Rwanda and Darfur).


Cost : Free and open to the public; parking is available in lot 6.

Darfur Action Committee at UCLAwww.international.ucla.edu/darfur
darfur@ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Darfur Action Committee, Information about non-ASC events is posted for informational purposes and does not necessarily reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies personnel.

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