A screening of the award-winning documentary Life is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara.
Date: 17 March 2016
Time: 17:00 – 19:00
Room: B.10 Parkinson Building, Leeds University
Most people think that colonialism in Africa is ended. But in Western Sahara, the end of Spanish rule gave way to a new occupation, this time by Morocco. Over four decades later, the world continues to look the other way as the Saharawi people face arrests, torture and disappearances for demanding their independence.
Join us in Parkinson Building, room B.10 for a screening of the documentary “Life is Waiting” (mainly in Spanish and Arabic with English subtitles) to hear from an incredible cast of Saharawi cultural activists and artists about their non-violent resistance to military occupation. Afterwards, there will be a talk and Q&A with a Saharawi cultural activist.
For more information please email Joanna Allan at email@example.com