“I have not seen a film as powerful, surreal, and frightening in at least a decade… It is unprecedented in the history of cinema.”
– Werner Herzog
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Leslie Dwyer is Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. She is a cultural anthropologist with a PhD from Princeton who has been working in Indonesia since 1993. Her research focuses on issues of violence, gender, post-conflict social life, transitional justice, and the politics of memory and identity.
Degung Santikarma is a Research Fellow at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. As an anthropologist/human rights activist from Bali, he has been active in efforts to address the legacies of mass violence in Indonesia, especially the state-sponsored massacres of 1965-66.
Presented by the Southeast Asian Approaches Faculty Working Group. Made possible with support from the Center for Global Initiatives, the Carolina Asia Center, Global Cinema Studies, and the Department of Religious Studies.
Film begins: 5:00pm
Discussion begins: 8:00pm
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