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Film series explores foreign policy, Nov. 12-16

The Princeton Peace Network will launch a film series exploring American foreign policy and the current crises in the Middle East and South Asia on Monday, Nov. 12, and Wednesday through Friday, Nov.14-16. All films are at 8 p.m. in McCosh 46. Each film will be followed by an informal discussion.

The film series begins on Monday, Nov. 12, with "Pakistan and India Under The Nuclear Shadow," an independent documentary made in Pakistan, which looks at the rise and risks of nuclear weapons in South Asia. The film will be followed by a discussion with Zia Mian, of the Woodrow Wilson School, who wrote the documentary.

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the series continues with "Paying the Price," a documentary by John Pilger, which investigates the devastating effects of UN sanctions on the children of Iraq.

On Thursday, Nov. 15, PPN will screen "Without Rights," a short documentary exploring the plight of the 1.3 million Palestinian refugees who are living under Israeli control.

The series concludes on Friday, Nov. 16, with "What I've Learned About Foreign Policy," a compilation documentary on U.S. foreign policy, military interventions and covert operations since World War II.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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