Screening of The Prosecutors and Q&A with SFS Alum Leslie Thomas (Director/Producer)

Join us for a screening of the documentary (60 minutes) The Prosecutors written and directed by School of Foreign Service alumna, Leslie Thomas. The Prosecutors is a feature length documentary that tells the story of three dedicated lawyers who fight to ensure that sexual violence in conflict is not met with impunity. Filmed over five years on three continents, it takes viewers from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Bosnia and Herzegovina to Colombia on the long journey towards justice.

The screening will be followed with remarks from and a short Q&A with Leslie Thomas. 

The event will conclude with a reception at which students can learn about the programs co-sponsoring this important event: Center for Social Justice; Women's and Gender Studies; Justice & Peace Studies; Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace & Security; Master's in Conflict Resolution program; Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs; Prison and Justice Initiative; Lauinger Library; and the School of Foreign Service. 

Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

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Community, Student Events, Social Justice


Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public


Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown College, Program on Justice and Peace, Provost's Office, Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service, Film and Media Studies Program, Women's and Gender Studies Program, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Government, Prisons and Justice Initiative




Leslie Thomas

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Andria Wisler

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Caitlin Miller

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Jennifer Grosman left a positive review 9/4/2019

Fantastic opportunity to both learn about this important issue but to also engage in dialogue with people from around GU Community.