(Thanks to Provocate.org for this item:)
In the spring of 2003, three young filmmakers traveled to Africa in search of a story. What started out as a filmmaking adventure became much more when Jason, Laren, and Bobby stumbled upon Africa’s longest-running war–a conflict where children were both the weapons and the victims.
The result was Invisible Children, a film that launched a campaign by high school and college students across the US to address the issue of child soldiers.
Join the discussion at noon, 27 February, in room MS B26, Van Nuys Medical Science Building, Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis (map and more).
This lunch time discussion is sponsored by the Global Health Student Interest Group and is free and open to all.
The Global Health SIG was founded by medical students at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis and aims to facilitate opportunities for global health service, encourage study abroad in medicine, and increase awareness of global health care needs. The organization currently includes undergraduate, graduate, and medical students from a variety of backgrounds, including biology, pre-med, philanthropy, social work, health law, nursing, public health, and many others.