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Twin Cities Premier of Watchers of the Sky

Twin Cities Premier of Watchers of the Sky

Tuesday, December 9
7:00-9:00 pm
William Mitchell College of Law
Presented by World Without Genocide

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Open to the public, no reservations necessary. $10 general public, $5 students and seniors. Free to Mitchell students.
$35 2 standard CLE credits, $35 2 POST credits, 2 educator clock hours.

Watchers of the Sky interweaves four stories of remarkable courage, compassion, and determination, while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin - the man who created the word "genocide," and believed the law could protect the world from mass atrocities. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, A Problem From Hell, Watchers of the Sky takes you on a provocative journey from Nuremberg to The Hague, from Bosnia to Darfur, from criminality to justice, and from apathy to action.
Watch the trailer by clicking here.
Co-sponsors: The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Human Rights Program, University of Minnesota State Bar Association Human Rights Committee,
Congregation Shir Tikvah, Minneapolis; Mt. Zion Temple, St. Paul, United Nations Association of Minnesota; and William Mitchell College of Law.