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Announcements : Film Screening: “Bacuri’s Eyes”

Announcement: Film Screening: “Bacuri’s Eyes”

Event Date: 10/01/2013
The Brazil-U.S. Legal and Judicial Studies Program is hosting an exclusive screening of “Bacuri’s Eyes,” a new documentary by Portuguese director Maria de Medeiros, which tells the striking story of a mother and her daughter who, when persecuted under Brazil’s military dictatorship for their involvement in the resistance movement, seek political asylum in Chile where they are forced to flee once more after the government is overthrown by Augusto Pinochet.
Hosted by
Brazil-U.S. Legal and Judicial Studies Program

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
6:45 p.m.-8:45p.m., including refreshments
Student Lounges 6th floor

American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Dr.  Paulo Abrão

Dr. Abrão is the National Secretary of Justice and President of the Brazilian Ministry of Justice’s Amnesty and Reparation Commission.

“Bacuri’s Eyes” was co-produced by the Amnesty Commission’s “Marks of Memory Project,” which sponsors cultural projects intended to raise awareness of political amnesty and Transitional Justice in Brazil.

Registration is free but required – please go to to register.
For further information, please contact: Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education, 202.274.4075 or More information can also be found on the Brazil-U.S. Legal & Judicial Studies Program website: