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Five Minutes of Freedom: Documentary Film and Discussion on Human Rights Protest in Russia
Start Date: 12/9/2013Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Date: 12/9/2013End Time: 5:30 PM

Event Description
There will be a screening and discussion of “5 Minutes of Freedom” (2012, Sugardocs Film), a documentary film by Ksenia and Kirill Sakharnov.

Moderated by Prof. Robert Whittaker, discussion joined by Dmitri Daniel Glinski, President of Russian-Speaking Community Council of Manhattan and the Bronx (RCCMB) and co-chair of American Russian-Speaking Association for Civil & Human Rights, a national organization of Russian-Americans. Dr. Glinski has graduate degrees in international affairs from Johns Hopkins University and in management from Harvard University.

Andrew Grigorenko, President of General Petro Grigorenko Foundation. Mr.Grigorenko, the son of a hero of the Soviet human rights movement, was an active participant in the struggle for the rights of ethnic minorities in Soviet Union since 1970s and later worked for New York City government.

Vlad Burlutsky, human rights activist in today's Russia, formerly professor at Mercyhurst College.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Languages and Literatures, The Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, and, The American Russian-Speaking Association for Civil & Human Rights, Inc.
Location Information:
Lehman College - Carman Hall
Room: B08
freedom
Admission Information:
Free
Other Details:
This event is Co-sponsored by the Department of Languages and Literatures,

The Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, and

The American Russian-Speaking Association for Civil & Human Rights, Inc.
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  • Community
  • Faculty
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  • Students
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