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"The Future's Past" documentary by Austrian filmmaker Susanne Brandstätter

Date: 04/03/2013

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Auditorium Bell Museum of Natural History

Cost: Free

Description:

Using the Khmer Rouge Tribunal as a starting point, Susanne Brandstätter takes a deeper look into the lives of young people on the brink of adulthood. As the trial accusing a perpetrator of the Pol Pot regime progresses, it becomes a catalyst for a new generation of Cambodians questioning their parents, families and neighbors about the inhumanities their nation has suffered.

Brandstätter accompanies three families on two different continents – two Cambodian families and an immigrated Cambodian family in Paris, France – recognizing that the truth is only to be found among those who survived and that the past can best be questioned by those who are about to build a future.

Please join us for a special screening of The Future's Past. Director Susanne Brandstätter will be present for a Q & A session after the film and Alejandro Baer, director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, will moderate.
 

 

Contact:

  • Name: Center for Austrian Studies
  • E-mail: casahy@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-624-9811
  • Sponsored by: Austrian Studies, Global Studies, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Human Rights Program, Study of the Asias

Parking:

For parking information, please visit: http://www1.umn.edu/pts/

 

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the Institute for Global Studies.

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