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9 November 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the Auditorium Yvan Pictet, Maison de la Paix

Gandhi (1982), directed by Richard Attenborough

As part of the "Geneva Peace Week", Ciné-ONU, in collaboration with the Graduate Institute and the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in Geneva, revisit this movie classic starring Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley in the title role, or see it for the first time. Gandhi is the 1982 epic biographical film that dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United Kingdom's rule of the country during the 20th century.

The screening will be preceded by a panel debate, Peaceful Resistance for Enduring Global Justice, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on 8 November – Maison de la paix.
  • Ambassador Ajit Kumar, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations in Geneva
  • Jean Fabre, former Deputy Director of the United Nations Development Programme in Geneva
  • Alaa Tartir, Postdoctoral researcher, Graduate Institute

The debate wll be moderated by Alessandra Vellucci, Director, United Nations Information Service

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