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JHU SAIS to Host Film Screening and Discussion About Banning Landmine

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) will co-host a film screening and discussion about banning landmine use on Wednesday, March 7 from 7 to 8 p.m.

The event will include the screening of "Land of Iron," a 20-minute documentary on the landmines situation in Korea, followed by a panel discussion.

The panelists include:

· Jeonghoon Jang, director of "Land of Iron"

· Siwoo Lee, the Korean photographer featured in the film who has extensively photographed and interviewed Korean landmine victims

· Joon Jin Ko, a Korean landmine survivor

The event, free and open to the public, will be held in Kenney Auditorium located on the first floor of the school's Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. This event is being held in conjunction with "Ban Landmines Week" taking place in Washington from March 5 to 11.

For more information, contact Felisa Klubes in the SAIS Public Affairs Office at (202) 663-5626 or [email protected].

Tuesday, February 27, 2001
Press Release Type: 
Contact Person: 
Felisa Neuringer Klubes
(202) 663.5626