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CANCELLED -The Maribor Uprisings: Film Screening and Discussion - CES

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Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Center for European Studies present:

The Maribor Uprisings: Film Screening and Discussion

Co-directors: Maple Razsa & Milton Guillen

Twice the people went into the streets. Twice the police drove them away. What began as protests became uprisings. In the once-prosperous industrial city of Maribor, Slovenia, anger over political corruption became unruly revolt. This participatory documentary places audiences in the midst of the third and largest uprising as crowds surround and ransack City Hall under a hailstorm of tear gas canisters. Soon the mayor will resign—and the movement will spread to cities across the country. 

The Maribor Uprisings takes up urgent questions raised by these events, and by uprisings elsewhere, from the Arab Spring, through Paris, to Black Lives Matter. What sparks such popular outrage? How are participants swept up in—and then changed by—confrontations with police? Could something like this happen in your city?

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Maple Razsa, Program Director and Associate Professor of Global Studies at Colby College.

For information on accessibility, or to request accommodation, please contact Marc Albert 315-443-9248

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