film screening, Bringing Down a Dictator
"Bringing Down a Dictator" is the story of a nonviolent democratic movement that defeated the authoritarian regime of Slobodan Milosevic in Serbia in 2000 through free elections and massive civil disobedience. The student movement Otpor took the lead, adopting a nonviolent strategy that traces its roots to Mohandas Gandhi and the American civil rights movement, among others.
Film maker: Steve York, narrated by Martin Sheen.
This documentary has won many awards.
Where: Quaker Meeting House, 119 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills. Entrance on the right hand side of the building.
When: 6.00 pm, Thursday 16 March 2017
Cost: free, a gold coin donation on the evening will be appreciated
Please rsvp to: firstname.lastname@example.org, so we know how much popcorn to make.
Organised by: the Quaker Peace and Justice Committee of
the Religious Society of Friends, Quakers in NSW