Films kick off the UHAE spring film series
films will kick off the spring semester film series hosted by Fort Hays
State University's Union for Humans, Animals and the Environment
beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Kris Kuksi Fine Arts
Studio and Gallery, 807 Main, in downtown Hays.
Fire" documents the systematic persecution of Bahá'ís by the Iranian
government with a focus on education. In 1987, the underground Bahá'í
Institute for Higher Education was established to give many their only
chance at higher education. In 2011, the Iranian government launched an
assault on the school and its leaders.
"Crisis in the
Congo" centers on the Second Congo War, which has taken over five
million lives, making it the deadliest conflict since World War II. The
film explores the role the United States and its allies have played in
The UHAE hosts
documentary screenings on the last Thursday of every month. The films
are free, open to the public and followed by a discussion.