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Reel, Topics and Talk


RPCVSF members and friends met for the first REEL Topics and Talk presentation on August 13th at the home of Helene Dudley (RPCV Colombia, Albania/Slovakia) to view and discuss “Living on One Dollar a Day,” an award-winning documentary offering insights into the reality of living on meager and erratic earnings.


Participants selected “Inequality for All” a documentary featuring Robert Reich, as the next film. That showing will be at the home of Judy Lamar (RPCV Honduras), 2060 NW 13 ST on Wednesday, September 14th at 7:30 p.m. Please bring a drink or snack to share and rsvp to helenedudley@yahoo.com.

Documentaries that we currently have on hand for future showings include:

  • ·      Sugar Babies - Haitian children working in the Dominical Republic sugar cane fields,
  • ·      Taking Root – about Kenya Nobel Peace Prize recipient who planted trees
  • ·      Citizen Four – Academy Award winning documentary about Edward Snowden
  • ·      Death of Two Sons -- the story of Amadou Diallo, the West African immigrant shot 41 times by four New York City police officers in 1999, and of Jesse Thyne, a Peace Corps Volunteer who lived with Amadou's family in his home village in Guinea. Jesse was killed in a car accident during Peace Corps service.


If you would like to borrow one of these documentaries that we have on hand, to show in your own home for a smaller group, please contact helenedudley@yahoo.com. We are happy to assist others in replicating this consciousness-raising film series.




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