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Darwin: Film: E-Team
27 September 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm$10
Sunday 27th September – Browns Mart Theatre @ 7pm – $10
Sunday 4th October – CDU Palmerston Campus @7pm – $10
– outdoor screening – BYO Bean Bag/ Picnic Rug or Deckchair
When atrocities are committed in countries held hostage by ruthless dictators, Human Rights Watch sends in the E-Team (Emergencies Team), a collection of fiercely intelligent individuals hired to document war crimes and report them to the rest of the world. Within this volatile climate, filmmakers Ross Kauffman and Katy Chevigny take us to the frontline in Syria and Libya, where shrapnel, bullet holes, and unmarked graves provide mounting evidence of coordinated attacks conducted by Bashar al-Assad and the now-deceased Muammar Gaddafi. The crimes are rampant, random, and often undocumented, making E-Team’s effort to get information out of the country and into the hands of media outlets and criminal courts all the more necessary.