Movie Screening – Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014)

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Summary

In the lead up to the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Bhopal Gas Disaster on Dec 2nd 2014, the makers of the newly released film Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014) have permitted us to do a public screening in collaboration with the UI College of Public Health, Association for India’s Development (AID Iowa) and the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB), to help raise awareness about the Bhopali struggle.

Movie trailer:

Film Screening Event Details

Where: Callaghan Auditorium (N110), College of Public Health, 145 N. Riverside Drive

When: Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 5.30pm

This is a free screening.

The movie stars: Martin Sheen, Kal Penn, Raajpal Yadav, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Mischa Barton.

A short Q&A and discussion will follow the screening to bring the audience up to speed with the ongoing impact of the disaster and small victories won by the survivor-led campaign for justice. Learn more about what happened between 1984 and 2014 from a Community Outreach Coordinator with the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal.

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Source: The above announcement was received via the International Programs announcement list.

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