Aug. 23, 2011Webster University Film Series and the Year of International Human Rights Presents:
What: The Year of International Human Rights: Refugee and Migrant Rights (YIHR) kicks off with the YIHR September film festival. Gran Torino (Clint Eastwood, 2008, USA, 116 min.) is the first of five films to be shown in the Thursday night series. Disgruntled Korean War vet Walt Kowalski (Eastwood) sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager (Bee Vang), who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession.
For more information please visit: http://www.webster.edu/filmseries
When: Sep. 1, 2011, 7:30PM
Where: Webster University, Winifred Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood, Webster Groves, MO 63119
The Webster University Film Series receives funding from the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council - a state agency.
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University is the only Tier 1, private, non-profit U.S.-based University providing a network of international residential campuses. Founded in 1915, Webster University’s campus network today includes metropolitan, military and corporate locations around the world, as well as traditional campuses in Asia, Europe and North America. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.