Free Film Screening Event
Peace Palette, in association with the School of Global, Urban, and Social Studies at RMIT University, is pleased to invite you to a special exclusive screening of the Cannes Nominated award winning feature film, The Lion Standing In The Wind.
Date/Time: 6pm, Friday, October 12
Venue: RMIT University Building 80, Level 7, Room 1, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Please RSVP here (essential)
Donation at the door appreciated.
The Lion Standing In The Wind is based on a true story of Japanese doctor, Koichiro Shibata, working in a Red Cross Hospital in Kenya where he committed himself to saving the lives of child soldiers from South Sudan. Produced by Japanese production company Ax-On, The Lion Standing In The Wind is spoken in Japanese and English language with English sub-titles.
This special event will be introduced by the Discipline Head of Global Studies at RMIT, Associate Professor Paul Battersby and Peace Palette co-founder and author, David Nyuol Vincent.
David Nyuol was once a child soldier himself spending 12 years in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya.It was here that David’s once lost hope was restored by Japanese Development Worker Mr Noriaki Takamura. Our co-founder, David Nyuol Vincent will also be speaking about his life journey and our project progress on Sport for Peace.
David Nyuol Vincent will be available following the screening to answer any questions the audience may have.