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Note: For events that involve watching a documentary on WSU Libraries’ kanopy streaming service, a link to access the documentary will be provided in the event description.

March 2020

Documentary Film: Border Politics: Examining the Treatment of Refugees Across the Globe (2018, 91 min.)

March 24, 2020 - May 8, 2020

To participate in this asynchronous event, first watch this documentary on Kanopy. Then, verify your attendance using our Qualtrics form that has been set up for this purpose. NOTE: You can participate in this asynchronous event any time by the end of dead week. This documentary follows Australian human rights barrister Julian Burnside as he traverses the globe examining the harsh treatment of refugees by most Western democracies. This contemporary story is about the threat to human rights, the loss…

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Documentary Film: Climate Refugees: The Global Impact of Climate Change (2010, 86 min.)

March 24, 2020 - May 8, 2020

To participate in this asynchronous event, first watch this documentary on kanopy. Then, verify your attendance using our Qualtrics form that has been set up for this purpose. NOTE: You can participate in this asynchronous event any time by the end of dead week. This 2010 documentary by Michael Nash explores the global impact of climate change and its serious destabilizing effect on international politics, turning the distant concept of global warming into a concrete human problem with enormous worldwide…

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May 2020

Documentary: “Free at Last”

May 11, 2020 - July 31, 2020

To participate in this asynchronous event, first watch the close-captioned documentary (2010, 79 min.) hosted on kanopy. Then, verify your attendance using our Qualtrics form that has been set up for this purpose. NOTE: You can participate in this asynchronous event any time by the end of summer session. The concluding film in a 7-part series “Have You Heard From Johannesburg”, this film depicts South African history in the 1980s, the period of time of Trevor Noah’s youth. It chronicles…

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Documentary: “21 UP South Africa: Mandela’s Children”

May 11, 2020 - July 31, 2020

To participate in this asynchronous event, first watch the close-captioned documentary (2008, 70 min.) hosted on kanopy. Then, verify your attendance using our Qualtrics form that has been set up for this purpose. NOTE: You can participate in this asynchronous event any time by the end of summer session. This documentary by Angus Gibson has followed a group of 14 South African children, approximately the same age as Trevor Noah, starting at the age of 7 and filming them every…

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