Australia Western Sahara Association is delighted to present our first live event post COVID-19 – a screening of the award-winning film, Life is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara, followed by a panel discussion.
Partners in the event: ANU Film Group, ANU Law Reform and Social Justice and the ANU Latin American Students’ Association.
FREE EVENT All are welcome
Register for the screening here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/anu-film-group-screening-life-is-waiting-tickets-426978322657
Kambri Cultural Centre
ANU Building 153
Acton, ACT 2601
Date: Tuesday 25 October 2022
Time: Film screening 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Time: 6.30 pm at Badger & Co (adjacent to Kambri Cultural Centre).
Complimentary food and drinks. All welcome
|The screening will be followed by a panel discussion. Panellists will examine developments since the film was made in 2015, the nature of Saharawi resistance and why, for generations of Saharawi, colonialism has never ended.
– Kamal Fadel, Western Sahara Representative to Australia and roving Ambassador to the South Pacific.
– Professor Matt Qvortrup, an expert on referendums, secessionist movements and the creation of states. His forthcoming book is called I Want to Break Free: a practical guide to making a new country (Manchester University Press, 2022).
– Associate Professor Ntina Tvouvala, whose work focuses on political economy, history and theory of international law, and whose book Capitalism as Civilisation: A History of International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2020) has received several awards.
Moderator: Lyn Allison, President, Australia Western Sahara Association, Former Leader of the Australian Democrats