College announces showing of Hotel Rwanda and Invisible Children films

The College will show the award-winning film Hotel Rwanda on Thursday, March 27 at 8 p.m., in Alfond Hall Lecture Room 128. Discussion will follow the film.

The College also will sponsor a screening of the student-produced documentary Invisible Children on Tuesday, April 1, at 7 p.m., in the Viola George Auditorium in Alfond Hall. Members of the Invisible Children organization will be present to discuss the ongoing issues that the film raises. The film began as a senior media project by three college students from California who went to Africa and found a story beyond their expectations. They returned changed forever, with footage that not only made a movie but also launched a movement.

The film events are free and open to the public. 893-7723.

March 18, 2008 Contact: Charmaine Daniels at (207) 893-7723 or e-mail cdaniels@sjcme.edu