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Exhibition Detail
RABBIT-PROOF FENCE screening
5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036


July 15th, 2007 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
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> QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Screening
WEBSITE:  
http://www.cafam.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
mid-wilshire
EMAIL:  
info@cafam.org
PHONE:  
323-937-4230
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue - Fri 10-5, Sat & Sun 12-6
COST:  
$10 Non-members / Free for CAFAM Members, RSVP: 323.937.4230 x50
> DESCRIPTION
CAFAM Global Links presents:
A screening of RABBIT-PROOF FENCE, a film by Phillip Noyce
With a Q&A with Artists for Amnesty

Learn more about the “stolen generation,” a controversial chapter of Australian history during which Aboriginal children were taken from their families by the state. Based on actual events, Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) tells the story of three mixed-race Aboriginal girls who run away from the residential school in which they were placed and try to return home. The film follows the girls as they walk for nine weeks, along a 1,500 mile rabbit-proof fence, to reunite with their families.

A Q&A will follow with an artist-advocate from Artists for Amnesty, an affiliate group of Amensty International comprised of committed artists who work to promote human rights, prevent abuse, and save lives.

Sunday, July 15, 2007, 3pm - 6pm
Goethe-Institut Auditorium
5750 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free weekend parking available at the Goethe-Institut


$10 Non-members / Free for CAFAM Members
Seating is limited.
RSVP: 323.937.4230 x50

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