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Shooting Poverty Film Screening and Reception
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Oxfam, ArtsEngine, Shooting People and GustoOrganics are proud to present a special screening of three short documentaries exposing the true cost of armed violence on poor communities around the world.
The films were made by young independent filmmakers from India, Brazil and Burundi as part of Shooting Poverty - a film competition sponsored by Oxfam.
The filmmakers will be present at the screening which will be followed by Q&A and a networking reception. (You must be 21 or older to attend the reception.)
Watch the trailer here:
Quick presentation of the films:
Bang for Your Buck Directors: Seth Chase, 33 (US) and Brice Blondel, 28 (France)
In post conflict Burundi one thing remains affordable to all: the grenade. Journalist Teddy Mazina follows the stories behind the headlines of never-ending explosive lethal attacks.
When & Where
Oxfam, Arts Engine and Shooting People
Oxfam is an international confederation of 14 organizations working together in 99 countries and with partners and allies around the world to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.
Shooting People is the international networking organisation dedicated to the support and promotion of independent filmmaking.
GustoOrganics is the world's first restaurant to use 100% organic ingredients and the first and only certified organic restaurant in New York.