The Mauritanian - Film Screening with Q&A - #CloseGITMO March 6

Event Dates: 


March 6, 2021 at 2:00pm - 5:30pm (CST) Zoom


Join the movement to #CloseGITMO and be a part of a conversation about The Mauritanian, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Shailene Woodley, Tahar Rahim, and Jodie Foster.

Based on a true story, The Mauritanian follows attorney Nancy Hollander, her associate and a military prosecutor who uncover a far-reaching conspiracy while investigating the case of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, tortured over 3 years during the Bush administration, and unjustly imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for fourteen years. Watch the trailer here.

Special guests will introduce the film at 3pm EST. Following the screening we will have a live Q & A with Mohamedou Ould Slahi and Nancy Hollander - the real people played by Tahar Rahim and Jodie Foster. 

RSVP below to receive your link to the community Zoom gathering and Q & A session. 
The first 300 people to RSVP will receive a free ticket to watch the film; you can watch the film before Saturday or between the introduction and the Q and A. Those who rsvp after the first 300 will receive a link to rent the film to watch and will also receive the link to the live intro and Q & A. 

This event is co sponsored by World Can't WaitPeaceful TomorrowsVeterans for PeaceNo More Guantanamos, Peace Action at the New School in Manhattan, World Beyond War, IPSThe People's ForumMeta Peace TeamUnited For Peace and Justice and more. 

 CONTACT: Angela ·

Sent to WNPJ by Peace Action WI –