Mercredi 14 mai 2014, 18:00 - 22:00

12 Years a Slave

Ciné ONU Geneva

Ciné ONU Geneva is a new initiative of bi-monthly film screenings followed by expert-led debates on issues raised, aimed at raising awareness of priorities on the international agenda among local audiences, and raising the profile of International Geneva.

Welcome remarks

  • Michael MØLLER, Acting Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva
  • Philippe BURRIN, Director, Graduate Institute Geneva

The film "12 Years a Slave" will then be played in English, with French and German subtitles, on the biggest indoor LED screen in Europe. The Oscar winning 2013 film was directed by Steve McQueen and stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, and Michael Fassbender.

A debate on the issue of slavery will follow the film, with:

  • Mona RISHMAWI, Head, Rule of Law, Equality and Non-Discrimination Branch, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Riccardo BOCCO, Professor, Graduate Institute Geneva

More information about 12 Years a Slave

Free entry.

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Auditorium Ivan Pictet - Maison de la Paix
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