No More Tears Sister- Documentary Screening and Discussion with Director, Helene Klodawsky and Sharika Thiranagama, Actor and Professor of Anthropology

A story of love, revolution and betrayal, No More Tears Sisterexplores the price of truth in times of war. Set during the violent ethnic conflict that has enveloped Sri Lanka over decades, the film recreates the courageous and vibrant life of renowned human rights activist Dr. Rajani Thiranagama. Mother, anatomy professor, author and symbol of hope, Thiranagama's commitment to truth and human rights led to her assassination at the age of 35. This documentary recounts her dramatic story through rare archival footage, intimate correspondences, and poetic recreations, exposing the high price that this revolutionary woman paid for her pursuit of justice.

For more information, please see here: http://www.pbs.org/pov/nomoretears/

When:
Monday, February 24, 2014. 6:00 PM.
Where:
Roble Theatre, 374 Santa Teresa St., Stanford University (Map)
Sponsor:
Center for South Asia
Contact:
650-724-8932
sindu1@stanford.edu
Admission:

Free and open to the public

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Tags:
lecture, arts, visual-arts, film, public-service, international, humanities
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