Students Mandela, Emanuel, Vladamir, Maxim and Jacky playing the Villagers in Making Peace in Old Village, August 2012. (Photo by Lea Wulferth)

Bringing the drama to heal Rwanda

“First time you can sit, but second time you gotta spit.”
Apr 9, 2014

The Act of Killing makes movie stars out of war criminals

A new film out of Indonesia takes an unflinching look into the dark heart of political violence.
Aug 13, 2013

The power of film to unite, from Rwanda to Seattle

A new film about Rwanda’s burgeoning film industry shows how the collective moviegoing experience has the power to heal the scars of genocide.
May 24, 2013

Our connection to Guatemala’s landmark genocide verdict

Update: Ten days after this post, Guatemala’s high court threw out the verdict. The Nation calls this “the latest blow in what had been a sustained dirty war waged by Ríos Montt’s supporters since his indictment in 2012 to delay, obstruct, divert and otherwise sabotage the genocide case” and “evidence of the persistent and grievous […]
May 13, 2013

Molding a million bones for victims of genocide

Seattle lends a hand in a macabre participatory art project to raise awareness of humanitarian crises in Congo and Somalia.
Apr 6, 2013