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Terrorism on Screen

Thursday, September 1st 2016
7:00 pm
Sunday, September 4th 2016
7:00 pm

Event Description

Terrorism on Screen – Illinois State University – Capen Auditorium, Edwards Hall
On the eve of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, and in light of recent events worldwide, this film series asks: Who is a terrorist, and why? How can cinema help us reflect on terrorism in contemporary times?

Screenings include a brief introduction by a faculty member and time for discussion afterward to promote understanding and dialogue around one of the most troubling issues of our time.

September 1-4
Thursday, “The Battle of Algiers” (Pontecorvo, 1966, 120 min.)
Friday, “The Terrorist” (Sivan, 1998, 95 min.)
Saturday, “Paradise Now” (Abu-Assad, 2005, 90 min.)
Sunday, “Bear Story” (Osorio, 2014, 11 min.) and “I wonder What You Will Remember of September” (Cornejo, 2004, 27 min.)

All showings start at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

Generously sponsored by the departments of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Criminal Justice; History; Politics and Government; and Sociology and Anthropology.

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.