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All films are subtitled or closed-captioned in English. ASL interpreters will also be present for the Introductions and Q&As.

The Central New York Humanities Corridor, generously supported by an award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will present the fifth annual Digital Witness Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. in Watson Theater, Robert B. Menschel Media Center, 316 Waverly Avenue.

Sarah Wolozin (Open Documentary Lab, MIT) and Patricia Zimmermann (Ithaca College) discuss the capacities of computation and digital code for rethinking human rights media…

Thursday, Sept 26, 7pm @ The Herg, Newhouse 3

By Mona Eldaief and Jehane Noujaim

Rafea is a Bedouin woman who lives with her four daughters in one of Jordan’s poorest desert villages. She is given a chance to attend the Barefoot College in India, where illiterate women from around the world are trained in six months to become solar engineers…

Friday, Sept 27, 7pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

By Donal Mosher and Michael Palmieri

The directors of October Country (SUHRFF 2010) return with a timely, eye-opening exploration of the role that pharmaceuticals play in the social injustices of American healthcare. From human guinea pigs testing drugs for pay and behind-the-scenes marketers to victims of medical experiments…

Saturday, Sept 28, 1pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

By Joshua Oppenheimer

For over forty years, Indonesian society has lionized the paramilitary death squads who murdered over a million of their own countrymen in the name of anticommunism during the mid-1960s. Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer initially sought out surviving victims willing to talk…

Saturday, Sept 28, 4pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

By Grant Lahood

One baby in every 2,000 is born with genitalia so ambiguous that no-one can tell if the child is male or female. In this trailblazing documentary, Mani Bruce Mitchell, New Zealand’s first ‘out’ intersex person, takes us around the world to meet members of the growing intersex community…

Saturday, Sept 28, 7pm @ Life Sciences Auditorium

By Abhishek Kapoor

Ishaan, Omi and Govind are best friends trying to live their dreams at the turn of the millennium in the teeming city of Ahemdabad, India. They are young, ambitious and restless and finally come up with the idea to start a cricket academy to train India’s new heroes…

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