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Terrorism on Screen
Terrorism on Screen – Illinois State University – Capen Auditorium, Edwards Hall
On the eve of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, and in light of recent events worldwide, this film series asks: Who is a terrorist, and why? How can cinema help us reflect on terrorism in contemporary times?
Screenings include a brief introduction by a faculty member and time for discussion afterward to promote understanding and dialogue around one of the most troubling issues of our time.
Thursday, “The Battle of Algiers” (Pontecorvo, 1966, 120 min.)
Friday, “The Terrorist” (Sivan, 1998, 95 min.)
Saturday, “Paradise Now” (Abu-Assad, 2005, 90 min.)
Sunday, “Bear Story” (Osorio, 2014, 11 min.) and “I wonder What You Will Remember of September” (Cornejo, 2004, 27 min.)
All showings start at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
Generously sponsored by the departments of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Criminal Justice; History; Politics and Government; and Sociology and Anthropology.