Operation Atropos

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 - 7:00pm

International House, 3701 Chestnut Street

Operation Atropos

In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia

SCREENING
Operation Atropos
(dir. Coco Fusco, 2006, 59 min.)

Documentary about six women who volunteer for a civilian course on POW interrogation techniques.

WOMEN FILM THE WAR ON TERROR FILM SERIES
Speaking through different genres and cultural contexts, women filmmakers explore the consequences of today's wars at home and abroad. Film and feminist theory scholar Karen Beckman, who directs this year's Penn Humanities Forum on Violence, will introduce each screening and host informal audience discussions.

Images courtesy of Coco Fusco

Film is free and open to the public.


OTHER FILMS IN THIS SERIES

February 19, 7:00 pm
Control Room (Jehane Noujaim, 2004)

March 5, 7:00 pm
The Oath (Laura Poitras, 2010)

March 26, 7:00 pm
Return (Liza Johnson, 2011)