Sunday, March 23, 2003

Human rights experts view 'Just Man'

Film notes


Survivors of the 1994 massacre of 800,000 Rwandans will attend Monday's Cincinnati World Cinema screening of The Last Just Man, a documentary by Steven Silver about efforts by United Nations peacekeeper Gen. Romeo Dallaire to stop the slaughter.

A panel discussion will follow with human rights expert Howard Tolley from the University of Cincinnati and African history expert Osaak A. Olumwullah from Miami University. Representatives of Amnesty International and the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center will be on hand to provide information about their organizations.

Screening time is 7 p.m. at Old St. George, 42 Calhoun St., Clifton. Tickets are $8, available from several locations and online at Web site. For more information, (859) 781-8151 or visit Web site.

Meet `Strangers': Tickets are still available for two screenings of In the Company of Strangers by Toledo filmmaker Thomas Hofbauer Thursday at 7 and 9:30 p.m. at the 20th Century in Oakley.

The movie looks at homophobia and peer pressure through the story of a young troublemaker sentenced to community service in an AIDS hospice. Screenings will be followed by a panel discussion with AIDS Volunteers of Northern Kentucky.

Tickets are $8, available from Cincinnati International Film Festival by phone, 379-6462, online at Web site.

Workshop planned: Enrollment is open for another session of The Actors Intensive workshop with L.A.-based coaches Kirk Baltz and Barry Papick, April 25-27 at a Cincinnati area location to be announced. Fee for the weekend is $300.

For more information call (323) 860-9977 or visit Web site. To register, e-mail


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