Screening for Georgia Workshop on Culture, Power and History

There will be a documentary screening of the film "Raising Resistance," a movie about the effects of GM crops on agribusiness and local farmers in Paraguay. This screening is part of the Georgia workshop on culture, power and history, an initiative featuring films and speakers on the Latin American Sustainable Agriculture. After the movie, there will be a question-and-answer session with the director.

Contact: Ashley Meadow 706-296-5674

Screening: Raise the Roof

Raise the Roof is a 2014 documentary film that follows artists Rick and Laura Brown to Sanok, Poland, as they begin rebuilding Gwoździec, a magnificent wooden eighteenth century synagogue in Poland that was later destroyed by the Nazis. Their vision inspires hundreds of people to join them, using their hands, old tools and techniques to bring Gwoździec’s history, culture, science, and art back to life. Free for UGA students with ID; $5 for all others;

A second showing will be held at 8:30 p.m.


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