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Amnesty International Film Festival opens Thursday

If you go:

Sixth Annual Amnesty International Film Festival.

Tickets: Single shows: $7, or $5 for students and seniors. Full festival pass: $20.

For more information on the films visit:

Trolley Regency Theatre, 602 E 500 South:


5 p.m. "Wetbacks: The Undocumented Documentary," follows immigrants from Central America to the U.S. border.

7:30 p.m. "Innocent Voices," based on the true story of a young boy growing up in El Salvador during a civil war.

Salt Lake City Public Library Auditorium, 210 E. 400 South:


5:30 p.m. "I know I'm Not Alone," A musician's journey through Iraq, Israel and Palestine.

7:30 p.m. "The Swenkas," portrait of a small group of working men in post-apartheid South Africa.


12:30 p.m. "War Games," thousands of children in southern Sudan participate in a makeshift Olympics; and "Films of Mudan," 1:45 p.m., a young Asian girl is forced into modern-day slavery.

2:30 p.m. "Bhopal: The Search for Justice," survivors of a poisonous gas leak from a pesticide plant that killed 15,000 people in Bhopal, India, are being re-victimized 20 years later.

4 p.m. "Deacon of Death: Looking for Justice in Today's Cambodia," a Cambodian collects evidence against Pol Pot, nearly 30 years after he lost power.

5:30 p.m. "Seoul Train," director Jim Butterworth attends screening of film on the North Korean "underground railroad."

7 p.m. "Darwin's Nightmare," director Hubert Sauper attends screening of film on the aftermath of the introduction of the Nile Perch into Lake Victoria during the 1960s.


Noon. "Bullets in the Hood," two teenagers in a Brooklyn housing project document the story of violence on their neighborhood streets; and "Little Peace of Mine," 12:45 p.m., a 12-year-old forms a new movement "Peace for the Future" of Israeli and Palestinian children.

2 p.m. "Operation: Dreamland," a portrait of a squad of the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne deployed in Falluja, Iraq, during winter 2004.

3:30 p.m. "Pulled from the Rubble," the daughter of a survivor of the 2003 bombing of the UN headquarters in Iraq documents her family's recovery.