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Special Pre-Release Screening Event

The release of the movie version of The Kite Runner is being delayed until December 14 to allow time to mitigate safety issues for the child stars. (see for example recent articles in the New York Times). However, students at HSU or College of the Redwoods need not wait to see this wonderful screen adaptation. [...]

Published by admin on October 26th, 2007 1 Comment »

The Kite Runner – the Film

The film version of the novel is scheduled to open on November 2. Check out the trailer: http://www.apple.com/trailers/paramount_vantage/thekiterunner/ This morning NPR broadcast a story on heightened tensions in Afghanistan related to the movie’s forthcoming appearance. There are growing worries over the film’s depiction of ethnic tensions, the depiction of the Taliban, and on a personal [...]

Published by admin on September 21st, 2007 Comment now »

Two More Afghanistan Videos

New to the HSU Library Collection and available for your viewing pleasure: AFGHAN STORIES (VIDEO 6029) The new generations of Afghan people who have lived in a continuous state of warfare for the past 24 years are the focus of this documentary by Afghan-American filmmaker, Taran Davies. Davies and producer Walied Osman traveled from Queens, [...]

Published by admin on August 9th, 2007 2 Comments »

Library Videos on Afghanistan

VIDEO TITLES ON AFGHANISTAN AVAILABLE AT HSU LIBRARY Sonali Kolhatkar at HSU, April 15, 2006 (VIDEO 5986) 2006 DVD 102min Lecture presented at Humboldt State University on April 15th, 2006 by Sonali Kolhatkar (RAWA), as part of Take Back the Night 2006. Hosted by the HSU Women’s Resource Center. Beyond the Frame: Alternative Perspectives on [...]

Published by admin on July 20th, 2007 Comment now »