For those interested in hearing more about how fairtrade makes a tangible difference to majority world communities come and check out Will Padilla from CooprAgri… Read More »Costa Rica: Fair Trade, Justice and Development
Edmund Rice Justice Aotearoa would like to warmly invite you to join us to hear special guest speakers Patrick Dodson, Phil Glendenning and Paul Lane.… Read More »Partrick Dodson, Phil Glendenning & Paul Lane
This film tells the true story of Jeffrey Wigand, a former tobacco executive, who decided to appear on the CBS-TV News show “60 Minutes.” As matter of conscience partially prodded by producer Lowell Bergman, he revealed that, the tobacco industry was not only aware that cigarettes are addictive & harmful, but deliberately worked on increasing that addictiveness. Unfortunately, both protagonists of this story learn the hard way that simply telling the truth is not enough as they struggle against both Big Tobacco’s attempts to silence them and the CBS TV Network’s own cowardly complict preference of putting money as a higher priority over the truth.
Ten years ago some of the worst atrocities in the history of mankind took place in the country of Rwanda–and in an era of high-speed communication and round the clock news, the events went almost unnoticed by the rest of the world. In only three months, one million people were brutally murdered. In the face of these unspeakable actions, inspired by his love for his family, an ordinary man summons extraordinary courage to save the lives of over a thousand helpless refugees, by granting them shelter in the hotel he manages.
After various skirmishes, two wounded soldiers, one Bosnian and one Serb, confront each other in a trench in the no man’s land between their lines.… Read More »Movie Night: No Man’s Land. Wednesday 23rd June