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 Worldwide Screenings

On January 29, 2013, the U.S. Department of State’s Open Forum and Tomicah Tillemann, the Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies, hosted a screening of A Whisper to a Roar in the State Department’s Dean Acheson Auditorium.  The hosts worked in collaboration with over 25 US Embassies and Consulates around the world to host viewing parties with civil society leaders in their respective countries.  Those screenings continue to be held at Embassies, Consulates and civil society organizations around the world.

The panel discussion hosted by Tomicah Tillemann on January 29th at the State Department with the film’s inspiration and Executive Producer, Larry Diamond of Stanford University; the film’s writer/producer/director Ben Moses; and the film’s Esraa Abdel Fatel and Roberto Patiño is available for viewing on YouTube.

Nov 2013

Warsaw & Poznan, Poland

HumanDoc Festival
Warsaw: November 28th, 5:15pm
Poznan: November 29th, 6pm
Polish subtitles.

Szczecin, Poland

Tuesday, November 19th, 5pm
In collaboration with the Association for the Support of Socio-Cultural Initiatives.
Polish subtitles.

Warsaw, Poland

Monday, November 4th, 6:30pm
Hosted by Warsaw University, organized in collaboration with the Center for East European Studies.
Polish subtitles.

Oct 2013

Olsztyn, Poland

Monday, October 14th, 6pm
Hosted by the Education for Democracy Foundation & the Borussia Foundation.
The film will be screened with Polish subtitles.

Sept 2013

Warsaw, Poland

Wednesday, September 11th
The Permanent Secretariat of the Community of Democracies  will the screen the film with English subtitles.August 2013

Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia

Wednesday, August 7th
The Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development
Screening with Russian subtitles, and is being shown as part of their summer school program for undergraduate students.

May 2013

Göteborg (Gothenburg), Sweden

Thursday, May 9th – 5:30 pm
The University of Gothenburg
Hosted by The Society of International Affairs Gothenburg

April 2013

Provo, UT

Thursday, April 11- 7pm
Brigham Young University
Sponsored by Amnesty International BYU
Herald R. Clark Building (HRCB), Room 238 (Kennedy Center)

March 2013

Dallas, TX

Thursday, March 28 – 7pm
Southern Methodist University
Hughes-Trigg Student Center/Forum
Hosted by SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program

Kearney, NE

Wednesday, March 27
University of Nebraska – Kearney
Sponsored by UNK Chapter of Amnesty International
Copeland Hall

Kiev, Ukraine

Saturday, March 23, 5:30 pm
DocuDays UA Film Festival
Screening opening night of the “There is Choice!” program
Red Hall, Cinema House (Saksahanskoho str. 6)

San Francisco, CA

Tuesday, March 19 – 6:30-8pm
World Affairs Council
312 Sutter Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94108
Followed by a Q&A with director Ben Moses and executive producer Larry Diamond.
Free to WAC members, $5 for students & $15 for the general public

Kent, OH

Thursday, March 7
Kent State University
218 Bowman Hall,
850 University Esplanade,
Kent, OH 44242

Hosted by the Kent State Amnesty International Club

Chicago, IL

Thursday, March 7 – 6:50pm
Opening Night Feature of the Peace On Earth Film Festival
Chicago Cultural Center’s Claudia Cassidy Theater,
78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, IL
Followed by panel discussion to include director Ben Moses.

Brussels, Belgium

Tuesday, March 5
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy through the US Mission to EU

Chapel Hill, NC

Friday, March 1
Duke-UNC Rotary Center for International Studies

Feb 2013

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tuesday, Feb. 19
Nova Southeastern University
Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Department of Conflict Analysis & Resolution

Boston, MA

Tuesday, Feb. 5 – 3:30pm
University of Massachusetts Boston
McCormack Hall, 3rd floor, John W. Ryan Lounge

Jan 2013

Washington, DC

Thurs, Jan 31 – 6:00 pm
The Catholic University of America
Aquinas Auditorium in Aquinas Hall
Followed by Q&A with filmmaker Ben Moses.

Washington, DC

Wed, Jan 30 – 7:00 pm
The National Archives
William G. McGowan Theatre
Presented by the Charles Guggenheim Center for Documentary Film in partnership with the National Endowment for Democracy
Followed by panel and Q&A with film’s inspiration and Executive Producer, Larry Diamond, the film’s Esraa Abdel Fattah and Roberto Patiño, and filmmaker Ben Moses.

Washington, DC

Tues, Jan 29 – 6:00 pm
American University
Ward 1, School of Public Affairs
Sponsored by American University, The School of International Service – U.S. Foreign Policy Program and The School of Public Affairs – Center for Democracy and Election Management
Followed by panel and Q&A with film’s inspiration and Executive Producer, Larry Diamond, the film’s Esraa Abdel Fattah and Roberto Patiño, and filmmaker Ben Moses.

Washington, DC

Tues, Jan 29 – 3:30 pm
The State Department
Dean Acheson Auditorium
Sponsored by The U.S. Department of State’s Open Forum and The Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies
Starting with panel discussion with film’s inspiration and Executive Producer, Larry Diamond, the film’s Esraa Abdel Fattah and Roberto Patiño, and filmmaker Ben Moses.

Boston, MA

Mon, Jan 28 – 6:30 pm
Harvard Kennedy School
Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building
Sponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School.  Followed by panel led by Harvard’s Tarek Masoud and Q&A with film’s Esraa Abdel Fattah, filmmaker Ben Moses and Slate’s Will Dobson.

Palm Springs, CA

Sun, Jan 6 – 4:00 pm
Tues, Jan 8 – 10:00 am
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Palm Canyon Theatre
Followed by Q&A with filmmaker Ben Moses

Dec 2012

Prishtina, Kosovo

Dec. 14-16
Prishtina Youth Summit
Prishtina Youth Summit will be organized in the period December 14-16, 2012 and it gathers 150 socially and politically active young individuals from the countries of the Western Balkans, the European Union and the (post) conflict areas throughout the World, as well as representatives of state institutions in the region. Youth Initiative for Human Rights organizes the Summit.

Washington, DC

Fri, Dec 7
CIPE – Center for International Private Enterprise
Private screening for CIPE’s “Popcorn for Democracy” program.  CIPE strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform.

Mountain View, CA

Thurs, Dec 6
Google Corporate Headquarters
Private screening held for the Google community and executives, followed by Q&A with film’s inspiration and Executive Producer, Larry Diamond, and filmmaker Ben Moses.

Menlo Park, CA

Wed, Dec 5
Facebook Corporate Headquarters
Private screening held for Facebook community and executives, followed by Q&A with film’s inspiration and Executive Producer, Larry Diamond, and filmmaker Ben Moses.

Washington, DC

Mon, Dec 3 – 5:30 pm
George Washington University
Harry Harding Auditorium, Room 213
Sponsored by the Elliott School of International Affairs &
the Institute for Middle East Studies
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Followed by panel and Q&A with film’s inspiration and Executive Producer, Larry Diamond, filmmaker Ben Moses, & IMES’s Marc Lynch and reception.

Washington, DC

Sun, Dec 2 – 6:00 pm
Georgetown University
ICC Auditorium
Sponsored by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund
Followed by panel and Q&A with film’s inspiration and Executive Producer, Larry Diamond and filmmaker Ben Moses.

Nov 2012

Toronto, Canada

Fri, Nov 15 – 7:30 pm
Followed by Q&A with Filmmaker Ben Moses via Skype
Amnesty International Reel Awareness Film Festival
“A Whisper to a Roar” opens this festival devoted to “the best human rights documentaries and feature films shown around the world.”

Madrid, Spain

Mon, Nov 12 – 6:00 pm
Instituto Internacional
Club de Madrid
& Fundación Transición Española
Hosted Reception & Screening, plus Panel to include filmmaker Ben Moses, Club de Madrid Secretary General Carlos Westendorp and Spanish Transition Foundation President José Luis de Zavala.

“The Club de Madrid is an independent non-profit organization composed of more than 80 democratic former Presidents and Prime Ministers from 56 different countries, constituting the world´s largest forum of former Heads of State and Government, who have come together to respond to a growing demand for support among leaders in two key areas: democratic leadership and governance;  and  response  to crisis and post-crisis situations.”

Fundación Transición Española (The Spanish Transition Foundation) was constituted in February 2007 by a wide group of people, many of which participated directly in the transitional process towards democracy in Spain, as members of parliament, ministers and high ranking members of the administration.

“El Instituto Internacional es una institución sin ánimo de lucro constituida  en Massachusetts en 1892. Sus dos objetivos fundamentales son el intercambio  cultural entre España y Estados Unidos y la educación de la mujer.”

Sarasota, FL

Sun, Nov 11 – 11:30 am
Tues, Nov 13 – 4:30 pm
Cine-World Film Festival
The festival of the Sarasota Film Society.

Stanford, CA

Mon, Nov 12 – 7:00 pm
Stanford University
Cubberley Auditorium (CUBAUD)
Hosted by the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law
Screening and Q&A with the film’s inspiration and Executive Producer, Larry Diamond, and the film’s Roberto Patiño of Venezuela to follow.

New York, NY

Thurs,  Nov 8 – 6:00 pm
NYU’s Center for Global Affairs

Oct 2012

Indianapolis, IN

Saturday, Oct 20 – Friday, Oct 26
Heartland Truly Moving Pictures Film Festival
This festival honors uplifting independent films.

Los Angeles, CA

Friday, Oct 19 – Thursday, Oct 25, 2012
Los Angeles theatrical open and run at the Laemmle NoHo 7 Theatre.

Lima, Peru

Wednesday, Oct 16
World Movement for Democracy 7th Assembly

Opening remarks by Peru’s Former President Alejandro Toledo.  After the screening, a discussion panel was hosted by the film’s inspiration and Executive Producer, Larry Diamond, which included filmmaker Ben Moses, the film’s Esraa Abdel Fattah (Egypt) and Premesh Chandran (Malaysia), as well as Rodrigo Diamanti (Venezuela), Jestina Mukoko (Zimbabwe) and Inna Pidluska (Ukraine).

Portsmouth, NH

Saturday, Oct 13
New Hampshire Film Festival
12:30 pm, The Loft

New York, NY

Friday, Oct 12 – Thursday, Oct 18, 2012
Theatrical open and run at the Quad Cinema.

Flagstaff, AZ

Friday, Oct 12
Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival
3:30 pm, Orpheum Theater

Los Angeles, CA

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
World Premiere!
Directors Guild of America Theatre

Hosted by Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa, Burt Sugarman & Mary Hart, and Rabbi Marvin Hier
Sponsored by the Museum of Tolerance & Human Rights Foundation

Opening Remarks by Prince Moulay Hicham Ben Abdallah of Morocco

Sept 2012

San Francisco, CA

Friday, September 28, 2012
San Francisco Freedom Forum
Trailer screened as part of program honoring attendee Daw Aung San Suu Kyi!

June 2012

Simi Valley, CA

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Excerpt screened at “Democracy in the World After Thirty Years” conference at the Ronald Reagan Library as part of a presentation by Larry Diamond.  Conference marked the 30th anniversary of President Reagan’s Westminster Address and was sponsored by The National Endowment for Democracy, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library, and the Pacific Council for International Policy.  It featured former Secretaries of State George P. Shultz and Madeleine K. Albright.

May 2012

Oslo, Norway

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Oslo Freedom Forum
Trailer screened as introduction to “Spotlight on Repression” program

 April 2012

Palo Alto, CA

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Stanford University
Invite only “Sneak Peek” hosted by Larry Diamond

March 2012

Los Angeles, CA

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Cast, Crew, Friends & Family Screening