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Two Alumni Documentaries For UWC Day

This year’s theme for UWC Day is United We Can and UWC-USA is pleased to announce that two alumni – both from the class of 1994 – are sharing their recent work.

Please complete this form to receive the links and codes to watch the documentaries. You can also register for a workshop featuring the filmmakers this Sunday, September 20, 2020.

16 Shots, directed by Rick Rowley ’94, is a documentary about the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald as he walked away from police in Chicago. Rowley’s film is up for three Emmy awards (the Emmy’s are this weekend) and it is co-produced by UWC-Adriatic alumna Jacquie Soohen ’94.

¿Quién mató a mi hermano? (Who Killed My Brother?) is a documentary directed by Ana Fraile ’94 that explores the enforced disappearances of people in Argentina and the human rights issues they face.

Workshop Schedule (all times are Mountain Time):

11:30am  Discussion of Rick and Jacquie’s movie 16 Shots
12pm       Discussion of Ana’s movie ¿Quién mató a mi hermano? / Who Killed My Brother?
10 minute break
12:40pm  Q&A: Audience will be able to ask questions and Rick, Jacquie, and Ana will ask each other questions

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.

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