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Eyes on the Prizewinners

Two recent documentaries focus on the co-recipients of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Both individuals work to end sexual violence as a weapon of war.

Admission to each film is $10, CMA members $7.

Film
Friday, January 18, 2019, 7:00 pm to 8:55 pm

This film profiles Denis Mukwege, a physician and human rights advocate in the Democratic Republic of Congo who has aided thousands of sexually abused women during the past two decades. Prior to winning the Nobel Peace Prize, Mukwege was awarded CWRU’s Inamori Ethics Prize in 2014.

Film
Sunday, January 20, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:05 pm

The subject of this new film is Nadia Murad, a young Iraqi Yazidi woman who became a human rights activist after surviving genocide and sexual slavery at the hands of ISIS.