29 Sept-3 Oct 2008. The festival is now in its fourth edition and is running five controversial films this year. 29 Sept: A Closer Walk is about HIV/AIDs. Filmed in four continents, it covers the experiences of people from all walks of life in their struggle with the disease. 30 Sept: Total Denial, narrates the violent and degrading conditions (slave labour, rape and murder) which prevailed during the construction of the Total oil pipeline in Burma. 1 Oct: Occupation 101 is about the historical and present causes of Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 2 Oct: Rosita is a film about a young rape victim in Nicaragua and the struggles of her parents to obtain an abortion for her. 3 Oct: War Child narrates the struggles of child soldier. Emmanuel Jal, caught up in Sudan
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The Jersey Amnesty International film festival.
The Jersey Arts Centre. Screenings at 19.00. Tel. +44-1534-700444