"In the Name of Democracy: The Story of Lt. Ehren Watada" +Q&A w/ dir Nina Rosenblum &Charles Grodin
In the Name of Democracy: The Story of Lt. Ehren Watada
Dir. Nina Rosenblum, 2009, 77 min.
A film on the first officer in the United States Army to refuse deployment to Iraq on moral grounds. Explores what prompted Lt. Watada to choose the course he did in the service of protesting an immoral and, for him, unconstitutional war.
Q&A with Dir. Nina Rosenblum and actor Charles Grodin. Additional speakers TBA.
Part of the 'Winter Soldiers - Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan' series. With Winter Soldiers: Iraq and Afghanistan, the veteran and active duty led inquiry of 2008 and its inspirationthe original Winter Soldier Investigation of 1971 (and the film by the same name)as bookends, this series explores the soldiers point of view in these conflicts as well as their role in the genesis of any critique of these wars.
Co-sponsored by the National Black Programming Consortium, The Brecht Forum, The International Trauma Studies Program and Red Channels.
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