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Singing Revolution film screening on March 30: Music as nonviolent resistance in Estonia

Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College is organizing a three-film series this semester based around the theme of Nonviolent Movements for Rights and Liberation. Our second film will be The Singing Revolution.

Music sustained the Estonian people during decades of Soviet and Nazi occupation and was a crucial part of their struggle for freedom  The Singing Revolution is the first film to tell this historical tale.

When: March 30, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Science Center Room 199 at Swarthmore College

This event is open to the public.

Refreshments provided.

Discussion to follow the screening.

Maps and driving instructions are available

Download a color flyer or a black/white flyer.

Contact: Lee Smithey (LSmithe1) or Anna Everetts (AEveret1) 610-328-7750

Co-sponsored by Peace and Conflict Studies, History, Music, Political ScienceSociology and Anthropology, Dance

Coming soon … April 13: Iron Jawed Angels

At each event in the series, students from the course, “Peace Studies and Action,” will offer two brief tributes to influential peace activists and intellectuals who have passed away recently.