CAAM Friends Screening: BHUTTO at OACC

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A Bay Area Community Cinema screening of BHUTTO a documentary by Duane Baughman, presented by ITVS, KQED, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, The Oakland Film Office, HandsOn Bay Area and DEAF Media.

As the first Muslim woman elected to lead an Islamic nation, former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s life story unfolds like a tale of Shakespearean dimensions. She evolved from pampered princess to polarizing politician in the most dangerous country on Earth. Accused of rampant corruption, imprisoned, then exiled abroad, Bhutto was called back to Pakistan as her country’s best hope for democracy. Struck down by assassins, her untimely death send shock waves throughout the world, transforming Bhutto from political messiah to martyr in the eyes of millions around the world.

Thursday, April 21st, 2011
Doors Open @ 6:00pm | Screening @ 6:30pm
Screening is FREE and Open to the Public
Please note: the film is 60 minutes. In Oakland, this film is captioned.

Post screening discussion will follow.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
2nd floor of the Pacific Renaissance Plaza in Oakland’s Chinatown
388 Ninth Street, Suite 290 (between Franklin and Webster)

Pay Parking is available underground in the Pacific Renaissance Plaza (enter on Webster or Franklin).
Street parking is also available. Nearest BART stations are: 12th Street @ Broadway OR Lake Merritt

For more information, email sara_smith [at] itvs [dot] org

Related Links:

BHUTTO official website
http://www.bhuttothefilm.com/index.html

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
http://www.oacc.cc/

Bay Area Community Cinema
http://communitycinema.org/

  • Sana Alam

    Just a correction Pakistan isn’t most dangerous country yes it is going through alot of challenges like many other nations in the world.