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Dr. Pablo Policzer to speak at justREEL film screening

LARC Director, Pablo Policzer, will lead a discussion following the screening of the documentary Shadow World, by Director Johan Grimonprez, as part of the Marda Loop Justice Film Fest justREEL series on March 14, 7pm, at the River Park Church, 3818 14A Street SW. Free admission. Shadow World is a cinematic documentary that reveals the shocking realities of the global arms trade - the only business that counts its profits in billions and its losses in human lives. Through the insights of whistleblowers, investigators, prosecutors, military and industry insiders Shadow World reveals how the international trade in weapons – with the complicity of governments, their militaries and intelligence agencies, defense contractors, arms dealers and agents – fosters corruption, determines economic and foreign policies, undermines democracies and creates widespread suffering. Ultimately Shadow World reveals the real costs of war, the way the arms trade drives it, how weapons of war are turned against citizens of liberal democracies and how the trade inhibits rather than enhances security for us all. In shedding light on how our realities are being constructed, the film offers a way for audiences to see through this horror, in the hopes of creating a better future.