A A Email Print Share

Human Rights Film Series Presents ‘Mardi Gras: Made in China’

Duquesne University presents a free screening of Mardi Gras: Made in China as part of its third annual Human Rights Film Series, Injustice and Indifference.Directed by David Redmon, Mardi Gras: Made in China follows the path of Mardi Gras beads from the streets of New Orleans during Carnival back to the rigidly disciplined factories in Fuzhou, China, where teenage girls string beads by day and night.

The winner of 21 national and international awards, Mardi Gras: Made in China explores how the toxic products directly affect the people who both make and consume them.

Heidi Zhang, senior counsel-Asia for Westinghouse Electric Co., will give remarks prior to the screening.

The Human Rights Film Series is presented by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Duquesne University.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m.

Where: Room 105, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.               

Information: Admission is free. For more information, call 412.396.6415 or visit www.duq.edu/humanrights.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. Duquesne, a campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, has been nationally recognized for its academic programs, community service and commitment to sustainability. Follow Duquesne University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.