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Mother, Daughter, Sister - Film screening with director Jeanne Hallacy

  • TaborSpace 5441 Southeast Belmont Street Portland, OR, 97215 United States (map)

Please join us for a free screening of Mother, Daughter, Sister (30 minutes) followed by a short discussion with director Jeanne HallacyRandy Blazak, scholar and expert on hate and hate crimes, bias, and civil discourse; Yusuf Iqbal, president of Americans for Rohingya and Andre Heller Perache of Médecins Sans Frontières.

This film exposes the Burmese military's practice of using rape as a weapon of war and gives voice to Kachin and Rohingya women activists calling for justice for these crimes. The film revolves around the stories of four women: Shamima, a volunteer counselor working with survivors of military rape in the Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, Dil Kayas, a teenage survivor and San Lung and Lu Ra, the sister and mother of two Kachin school teachers brutally raped and killed in 2015, allegedly by the Burmese military.

Powerful testimonies from survivors, witnesses and activists explore the far-reaching impact of sexual violence upon women and communities, woven with stories of courageous women calling for justice and a unified stand for an end to impunity.

This film screening is sponsored by Never Again Coalition, PSU’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies and KBOO Community Radio.

Suggested donation of $5