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Human Rights Film Series Presents ‘War Child’

Duquesne University presents a free screening of War Child as part of its third annual Human Rights Film Series, Injustice and Indifference. 

Directed by C. Karim Chrobog, War Child addresses the effects of war on Africa’s youngest combatants. The film focuses on Jal, who, in the early 1980s at age 7, was swept into Sudan’s civil war, becoming one of 10,000 child soldiers conscripted on both sides of the two-decade long conflict.

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


When: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 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.

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