Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Film Screening:“Prison Nation: Albania 1943-1990” and "Lost Voices Making History" and Q&A with Rose Dosti.

Wed, November 9, 2011 | PAR 210

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Film Screening:“Prison Nation: Albania 1943-1990” and

Rose Dosti, president and founder of the Albanian Human Rights Project, is a former staff writer/columnist for the Los Angeles Times, and author of 8 books on food and celebrities. She is a twice awarded Fulbright Scholar, teaching journalism at the University of Tirana and other subjects at The Lincoln Center, a foreign language/business school in Albania.

"Prison Nation: Albania 1943-1990," a 12 minute documentary presentation, describes the events of 50 years under the communist regime when 50,000 artists, writers, intellectuals, educators, students and clergy were imprisoned, interned, tortured, shot in a political cleansing campaign by Dictator Enver Hoxha.

 "Lost Voices Making History," a 15 minute documentary film presentation presenting excerpts of testimonies from 18 survivors showing various aspects of imprisonment and internment--hunger, slave labor, family impact, mothers, children illness, death, torture among other experiences witnessed, ending with the triumph of the human spirit--families tell of their lives today as free human beings.

View the Poster Here

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