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Community Peacebuilding Month Features a Film Screening of James Babanikos Documentary

James Babanikos
James Babanikos

UF College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Associate Professor James Babanikos will participate in a special presentation of his film “Somewhere Beyond” as part of Community Peacebuilding Month, sponsored by the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding in Gainesville.

The 46-minute dramatic film, produced in 2008, will be shown on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Hippodrome Cinema in downtown Gainesville. “Somewhere Beyond” explores what happens when a victim/survivor meets the prison inmate who violently attacked her years before. Their face-to-face encounter will change both of their lives – and the lives of others – forever.

This true story of redemption will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Babanikos, screenwriter and victim advocate Gretchen Case and restorative justice practitioner Jeffrey Weisberg.

Posted: September 29, 2015
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