Join the movement to #CloseGITMO and be a part of a conversation about The Mauritanian, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Shailene Woodley, Tahar Rahim, and Jodie Foster.
Based on a true story, The Mauritanian follows attorney Nancy Hollander, her associate and a military prosecutor who uncover a far-reaching conspiracy while investigating the case of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, tortured over 3 years during the Bush administration, and unjustly imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for fourteen years. Watch the trailer here and sign our letter to Biden asking him to close Guantánamo!
CIA torture whistleblower, John Kiriakou will introduce the film at 3pm EST. Following the screening we will have a live Q & A with Mohamedou Ould Slahi and Nancy Hollander - the real people played by Tahar Rahim and Jodie Foster.
RSVP below to receive your link to the community Zoom gathering and Q & A session.
You can watch the film before Saturday or between the introduction and the Q and A. Buy your ticket here.
This event is co sponsored by CODEPINK, Beautiful Trouble, Peaceful Tomorrows, Wikileaks, Women Against War, Veterans for Peace, Witness Against Torture, No More Guantanamos, Muslim Peace Fellowship, Kairos: The Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice, Yemeni Alliance Committee NY, The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity, Peace Action at the New School in Manhattan, Peace Action Wisconsin, Activist San Diego, World Beyond War, IPS, The People's Forum, Meta Peace Team, United For Peace and Justice, World Can't Wait, Fellowship of Reconciliation USA, and more.