"Lost Boys of Sudan" Film and Speakers at Denison
Date of Event: November 7, 2009
Posted: November 3, 2009
During the second Sudanese civil war, thousands of children were displaced or orphaned. In 2001, more than 3,500 of these “lost boys” were relocated to communities in the United States. A documentary “The Lost Boys of Sudan” will be screened at 7:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Slayter Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). In addition, three of these men will present a lecture at 8 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 5, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). William Mou, Samuel Anei and Ariik Ajak will share their personal accounts about the tragedy of the war and the possibilities for rebuilding Sudan. The lecture is free and open to the public.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Film screening “The Lost Boys of Sudan,” at 7:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Slayter Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Lecture by three former “lost boys” of Sudan at 8 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 5, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive).
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