Washington film fest features Sri Lanka massacre, No Fire Zone

[TamilNet, Friday, 20 September 2013, 11:59 GMT]
"Please join us for our Pulitzer Center film festival featuring the beautifully crafted and heart-wrenching film, “No Fire Zone.” Carefully evidenced and powerfully measured, "No Fire Zone" is a feature length film about the final months of the 26 year long Sri Lankan civil war told by the people who lived through it. It is a meticulous and chilling expose of some of the worst war crimes and crimes against humanity of recent times - told through the extraordinary personal stories of a small group of characters and also through some of the most dramatic and disturbing video evidence of the conflict ever recorded," a publicity note ussed by the Pulitzer Center Film festival organizers said.

The film festival is labelled, "Global Crises, Human Stories" is a week-long celebration of reporting from around the world––featuring feature-length documentary films and shorts by award-winning Pulitzer Center journalists, such as "No Fire Zone": The true story of war crimes committed at the end of the Sri Lankan civil war in 2009, the organizers said.

Directed by Callum Macrae, the film follows two highly influential documentaries on the same subject for the UK's Channel 4. The running time is 93 minutes, the leaflet said.

Tickets are on sale at http://www.westendcinema.com/, and the Friday, September 20, 5 pm; Monday, September 23, 3pm; and Wednesday, September 25, 7 pm.

Recently Malaysian government charged a Human Rights official for screening the film in Kuala lampur.


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External Links:
NFZ: No Fire Zone
PC: Malaysian Police Raid Screening of “No Fire Zone”

 

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