Bosnia: Healing the Wounds of War


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The Museum of Tolerance New York presents

Bosnia: Healing the Wounds of War

Special Film Screening

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 6:30pm


The war in Bosnia-Herzegovina may have ended sixteen years ago, but for so many of the nation’s women, the legacy of wartime rape lives on. Now, after years on the run, Bosnia’s two remaining indicted war crimes fugitives have finally been captured. But the question remains-can the wounds of war ever really be healed? The Film. BOSNIA: HEALING THE WOUNDS OF WAR, documents one woman’s emotional journey to confront her past, and change her future

Panel Discussion:

  • Award winning director, Andi Gitow
  • Stephen Mathias, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs.
  • H.E. Ms. Mirsada Colakovic, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the UN
  • Ms. Makiko Oku of Rutger's Center for The Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights

Introductory remarks will be given by Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, UN Undersecretary-General for Communications and Public Information.

Seating is limited. Registration is required.

For more information contact Melissa Hooper via email or call (212) 697-1180 ext. 102


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