The War We Are Living

A Screening and Panel Discussion
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Lehman Auditorium, 202 Altschul

Part of the acclaimed PBS series Women, War & Peace“The War We Are Living” reveals the struggles in Cauca, a mountainous region in Colombia’s Pacific southwest, where two extraordinary Afro-Colombian women are braving a violent struggle over their gold-rich lands. They are standing up for a generation of Colombians who have been terrorized and forcibly displaced as a deliberate strategy of war.

A panel discussion moderated by broadcast journalist Maria Hinojosa will follow with Clemencia Carabali and Francia Marquez, Afro-Colombian Leaders featured in the film; Pamela Hogan, co-writer of the film and co-creator of the PBS series; Gimena Sanchez, Senior Associate, Washington Office of Latin America; and Oriana Zill, producer of the film.

Hosted by Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard, Black Communities ProcessFork Films, and the Washington Office of Latin America


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