Come along to the free screening of the multi award winning documentary, 'Beyond Right and Wrong' - stories of justice and forgiveness. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/49874828 Facebook event page to RSVP to: https://www.facebook.com/events/1629170573969605/ Beyond Right & Wrong presents the stories of people who have experienced loss and the stories of people who have caused that loss. From the Rwandan Genocide to the Troubles in Northern Ireland to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, people from different sides of the violence have entrusted all of us with their stories—their anger or remorse, their pain, their paths to recovery.
Beyond Right and Wrong portrays the resilience of humanity when facing the chasm between rage and acceptance. Beautifully filmed, expansive and unique in its premise, the film offers its audience deep insight into the struggle for justice, forgiveness, healing, rebuilding and reconciliation. If history is made up of individual acts, these are the unheard narratives of individuals who have risked everything to transform tragedy into the foundation for a new chapter in history. Personal stories combined with reflections of "on the ground" experts amplify how the cycle of conflict can be broken. We are very fortunate to welcome Lindsay Hadley as our guest speaker for the event. Lindsay is visiting from America and is one of the most sought after public speakers, consultants and producers in the non-profit sector. In 2014, Lindsay launched FilmRaise, an online platform praised by Indiewire and Forbes as "innovative" and "inspiring" that connects filmmakers, charities, and viewers for social change. Lindsay is a co-founder of Time Machine, an engagement platform that helps brands and charities inspire their communities to have meaningful experiences and take action for causes.
Lindsay's full bio is available in the program on the night. Website: http://beyondrightandwrong.com/ Awards: Best documentary (Fingal Film Festival), Introduced UN Resolution on Mediation (presented by Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon), Best avant garde film (American Psychological Association), Official selection (Hamptons International Film Festival), Runner-up Best Documentary (LA Jewish Film Festival). Please arrive at 6:15pm to be seated, for a 6:30pm start. Seating is very limited, so please indicate your attendance by 'joining' the event on the Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/events/1629170573969605/). If our numbers exceed available seats, we may consider hosting another screening. The best parking for LT4 is carpark 10, which is free of charge after 6pm. For a map of the campus and carparks, see: http://www.usc.edu.au/media/3303/USCMap_Brochure_web.pdf
Free Film Screening - 'Beyond Right & Wrong, Stories of Justice & Forgiveness'
University of the Sunshine Coast, lecture theatre 4, Science, Health and Education Building (Building I)
25th of March 2015
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Event Cost: Free. This is a public service. We have a goal of screening this film to 1 million people, to promote discussion around these important social justice issues.
University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs
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