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The Tiniest Place - El lugar mas pequeño

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 5:00pm

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A documentary by Tatiana Huezo

This is a story about mankind’s ability to rise up, rebuild and reinvent himself after surviving a tragedy. A story about a people that have learned to live with their sorrow; an annihilated town that re-emerges through Read more

The Deception - a short documentary by Florence Jaugey

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 5:00pm

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Seven survivors of human trafficking try to find words for their trauma. Grinding poverty in Nicaragua leads parents to pimp their daughters; women are abducted and sold at the border to Honduras. Some of them manage to escape and even find the strength to build up prevention projects for at-risk girls.

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Monseñor: The Last Journey of Óscar Romero

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Monsenor Oscar Romero

A film by Ana Carrigan & Juliet Weber, produced by the Kellogg Institute University of Notre Dame. Monseñor Romero was assassinated on March 24th 1980, for denouncing the human rights violations of the poor in El Salvador. Over 75,000 dead, more than 8,000 disappeared and millions of displaced within El Salvador and abroad. Thirty years after his assassination, the United Nations (UN) proclaimed, the day Read more

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