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Reception & Film Screening of "The Response"

When: Fri., July 31, 6:30 p.m. 2009

The night will begin with appetizers and wine followed by the screening of the film and then a panel discussion. The 30-minute film is a based upon actual courtroom transcripts compiled to deliver a compelling story in which three Guantanamo military tribunal judges must decide the fate of a Middle Eastern detainee. The composite fictional characters shed light on the realities of this controversial legal process, affording the film’s audience a close and personal look at recent and ongoing events in Guantanamo Bay and demanding that they too, along with the film’s judges, examine the nature of guilt and justice. University Center 525 S State Street, Chicago, IL 60605.

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