Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series

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Duquesne University presents a virtual Human Rights Film Series featuring a different film each week from Monday, February 1 through Thursday, February 25, 2021. The fourth film in the series, A DANGEROUS IDEA will be screened on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00 pm ET. Guests are welcome to participate in a live chat beginning at 6:30 pm ET, watch the livestream film screening beginning promptly at 7:00 pm ET, and participate in a live post-screening panel discussion at 8:50 pm ET, featuring Michael Seaman, Associate Professor, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences. A recording of the third film in the series, DEATH BY DESIGN and discussion with Jim Weber, Professor of Business Ethics & Management, Managing at Duquesne University, is available until February 25.

Screening Room opens with live chat: 6:30 pm ET
Film Screening: 7:00 pm ET
Post-Screening Panel Discussion: 8:50 pm ET, featuring featuring Michael Seaman, Associate Professor, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences at Duquesne University

To watch the film and chat: Go to the Film Screening Room and enter the video password. Note: The video password was provided by your host: Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series. Contact [email protected] if you have questions.

The full screening series schedule is below.

Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series Schedule

Monday, February 1, 7 pm ET
: JOHN LEWIS: GET IN THE WAY (synopsis and trailer)
Directed by Kathleen Dowdey. The first major documentary biography of John Lewis, civil rights hero, congressional leader and champion of human rights whose unwavering fight for justice spans the past 50 years.
Discussion: George Yancy, Professor of Philosophy at Emory University, Monday, February 1, 8 pm ET

Tuesday, February 9, 7 pm ET: G IS FOR GUN (synopsis and trailer)
Co-directed by Kate Way and Julie Akeret. A documentary film exploring the highly controversial trend of armed faculty and staff in K-12 schools.
Discussion: Detective Joseph Bielevicz, Pittsburgh Police Department, Tuesday, February 9, 7:30 pm ET

Wednesday, February 17, 7 pm ET: DEATH BY DESIGN (synopsis and trailer)
Directed by Sue Williams. Exposes the international electronics industry and shows how even the tiniest devices have deadly environmental and health costs.
Discussion: Jim Weber, Professor of Business Ethics & Management, Managing at Duquesne University, Wednesday, February 17, 8:15 pm ET

Thursday, February 25, 7 pm ET: A DANGEROUS IDEA (synopsis and trailer)
Directed by Stephanie Welch. A radical reassessment of the meaning, use and misuse of gene science.
Discussion: Michael Seaman, Associate Professor, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Thursday, February 25, 8:50 pm ET

WHEN
February 01, 2021 at 7pm - February 25, 2021
WHERE
Bullfrog Communities Streaming