Thursday at 5:30pm in Katzen – Human Rights Film Series Continues

Films will be screened on Thursdays between September 23 and October 28 from 5:30pm — 8:00pm at the American University Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall. Each screening will feature special guests and will be followed by an in-depth discussions of the films and the issues they approach.Watch the trailer>> The Speakers:REBECCA RICHMAN COHEN, … Continue reading “Thursday at 5:30pm in Katzen – Human Rights Film Series Continues”

Films will be screened on Thursdays between September 23 and October 28 from 5:30pm — 8:00pm at the American University Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall. Each screening will feature special guests and will be followed by an in-depth discussions of the films and the issues they approach.

Watch the trailer>>

The Speakers:
REBECCA RICHMAN COHEN, Director / Producer, War Don Don
Rebecca Richman Cohen is an award-winning filmmaker and a law school graduate with experience in international human rights and criminal defense. She interned as an investigator at the Bronx Defenders and continued to do investigative work at the Special Court for Sierra Leone, Read more here.

JUAN MÉNDEZ, Visiting Professor of Law at American University

Juan E. Méndez is a Visiting Professor of Law at American University and an advisor on crime prevention to the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court. He is also Co-Chair of the Human Rights Institute of the International Bar Association. Until May 2009 he was the President of the International Center for Transnational Justice (ICTJ)… Read more here.