Molly Blank, filmmaker, on campus Dec. 4: Testing Hope: Grade 12 in the new South Africa

TESTING HOPE:
Grade 12 in the new South Africa
Film Viewing and Discussion
with Molly Blank
Filmmaker, Director, & Producer
Tuesday, December 4th 2:30-4:30 PM
Konover Auditorium-Dodd Center

Testing Hope: Grade 12 in the new South Africa tells the story of four students in Nyanga township outside Cape Town, who started school the year that Mandela was elected president, as they prepare for their crucial Matric exams which one student calls, “the decider.” The film considers what’s at stake if students pass or fail and how they envision their future in this evolving democracy. For more information on the film, visit http://www.matricthefilm.com/

Co-sponsored by: Honors Program, Study Abroad, Women’s Studies,
Human Rights Institute and the UNESCO Chair & Institute of Comparative Human Rights

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