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CGS-MN Third Thursday Global Films Discussion Group

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DATE: Thursday, April 15, 2021
TIME: at 7pm (Central Time – USA)
WHERE: Zoom call

Citizens for Global Solutions, Minnesota is proud to present the “Third Thursday Global Films Discussion Group.”

Each month, CGS-MN will share the name of a film or documentary with a global perspective, chosen to expand our horizons and educate us about the world. Watch the documentary on your own, BEFORE the event and join us for the discussion.
 
APRIL discussion:

Movie: “THE MAURITANIAN” (2021)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Available at: Amazon, Vudu, Fandango, Dish, Apple TV, Xfinity, YouTube, DirecTV


GUEST SPEAKER
: Nancy Hollander, the lawyer who defended Mr. Slahi (From Freedman, Boyd, Hollander, Goldberg, Urias, and Ward)


SYNOPSIS:
This is inspiring the true story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s fight for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for 14 years. Alone and afraid, Slahi (Tahar Rahim) finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley) who battle the U.S. government in a fight for justice that tests their commitment to the law and their client at every turn. Golden Globe Award for Judy Foster as best supporting actress.

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