International Peace & Conflict Film Festival—THE GREEN WAVE (2010)
- Categories: Film
- Event posted: Aug. 29, 2013
- Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014
- Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, 5 p.m.
- KU's Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium
- Cost: Free
- Age limit: All ages
Presented by the Center for Global & International Studies and KU Honors Program
A documentary-collage illustrating the dramatic events and feelings of the people behind Iran’s “Green Movement,” during the 2009 Presidential elections. Facebook posts, tweets & internet videos were included in the film composition. Hundreds of real blog entries documented the experiences and thoughts of two young students, whose story runs through the film as the main thread. (90 min.)
A brief panel discussion will follow. Panelists include Gail Buttorff, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Ranin Kazemi, Assistant Professor of History, Kansas State University.
Co-sponsors of the International Peace & Conflict Film Festival: The Spencer Museum of Art, KU Honors Program, Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center (EGARC), European Studies Program, Middle East Studies Program, Kansas Consortium for Teaching about Asia (KCTA) KU Film & Media Studies, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, KU Peace & Conflict Studies Program. Earn credit for GAP and KU Arts Engagement Certificate.