Past Event

Darfur Now!

10:00 PM - 12:30 AM EDT

Official Synopsis:

Six lives transformed by human tragedy.
Six people united by a belief that anything is possible.
Six individuals committed to ending the worst crisis of the 21st century.

Darfur Now is a story of hope in the midst of one of humanity’s darkest hours – a call to action for people everywhere to end the catastrophe unfolding in Darfur, Sudan. In this documentary, the struggles and achievements of six different individuals from inside Darfur and around the world bring to light the tragedy in Sudan and show how the actions of one person can make a difference to millions. Written and directed by Ted Braun, the film explores the Darfur conflict through the first-hand experiences of Don Cheadle, Hejewa Adam, Pablo Recalde, Ahmed Mohammed Abakar, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, and Adam Sterling. Executive Produced by Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann, Omar Amanat, Matt Palmieri, Gary Greenebaum and Dean Schramm. Produced by Cathy Schulman, Don Cheadle and Mark Jonathan Harris.

Please join us for a provocative panel discussion and Q&A session immediately following the film during which panelists will discuss the film and the on-going crisis in Darfur.

Featured Panelists:

Stephen Rapp, former Chief Prosecutor United Nations-International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
Adam Sterling, Executive Director, Sudan Divestment Task Force and subject in DARFUR NOW
Edward A. Alpers, Professor and Chair of UCLA History Department

Moderated by:

Melody Barnes, Executive Vice President for Policy, Center for American Progress