The Latest News – 2015

“Watchers of the Sky” is going to be traveling to schools and universities in the US throughout 2015, as well as continuing to premiere internationally. If you are interested in bringing the film (and its curriculum) to your school, or hosting a community screening event, please contact Elizabeth at Elizabeth@watchersofthesky.com

“Watchers of the Sky” will also be released on DVD and digital platforms in countries around the world at different times throughout 2015. In January it became available in New Zealand and Australia: http://www.madman.com.au/catalogue/view/30459/watchers-of-the-sky

“Watchers of the Sky” has been invited to the Movies That Matter Festival 2015 in The Hague: www.moviesthatmatter.nl

You can also look out for our involvement in February’s Lemkin Summit: A National Gathering of the Next Generation of Human Rights Defenders. This conference is taking place from February 21-23 at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC. Programming will focus on education surrounding genocide and mass atrocities, including in-depth briefings on conflict areas, discussions with high-level policy makers, and opportunities to advocate for change by participating in meetings with lawmakers and their staff. This conference is sponsored by “Watchers of the Sky” partner organization Jewish World Watch.

Want to know more about the subjects the film touches on? Director Edet Belzberg spoke to NPR about Raphael Lemkin: http://www.npr.org/2014/10/18/356423580/the-man-who-coined-genocide-spent-his-life-trying-to-stop-it

The Wall Street Journal also did a piece about the film and the history of the word “genocide”: http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-genocide-was-coined-1414179131

And be sure to check out Way Too Indie, which listed “Watchers of the Sky” as one of their “Excellent Films You May Have Missed in 2014”: http://waytooindie.com/features/20-excellent-films-you-may-have-missed-in-2014/

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