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Film Screening: Every War Has Two Losers
Based on the book Every War Has Two Losers: William Stafford on Peace and War, edited by Kim Stafford (Milkweed Editions, 2003), this 30-minute documentary film features readings by Alice Walker, Maxine Hong Kinston, Naomi Shihab Nye, Coleman Barkes, Michael Meade, W.S. Merwin, and others. Produced and directed by Haydn Reiss (associate producer, Kim Stafford), the film examines the history of violence through war, and alternatives to war through language, personal witness, and cultural engagement. Narrated by Peter Coyote and Linda Hunt, the film closes with the William Stafford poem “At the Un-national Monument,” set to music by John Gorka. Section of documentary were filmed on the Lewis & Clark campus. To view the trailer, visit: everywar.com.
The screening will be introduced by Stafford’s son, Kim, who directs the Northwest Writing Institute. He will also host a conversation following the screening.
Date: Thursday, February 25, 12:00 p.m.-1 p.m.
Location: South Campus Conference Center, Room 107