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[OPIRG-EVENTS] "Best Social Documentary" "Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War" (Dec.13)




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Winner "Best Social Documentary"
New York International Independent Film and Video Festival

"Riveting documentary.....truly accomplished"
LA Weekly
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You are cordially invited to a screening of the documentary

"Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War"
followed by reception

7:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 13, 2000
Auditorium, National Library

395 Wellington Street, Ottawa
Admission: Free

Updated Documentary
"Yugoslavia : The Avoidable War"
The documentary traces how crucial mistakes by the West -- particularly
Germany and the US --
led to the violent breakup of Yugoslavia in 1991, culminating in the
devastating NATO bombing
campaign of 1999. "Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War" traces the role of
Western intelligence
agencies in arming separatist groups in Croatia, Bosnia and Kosovo. The
film also examines
media manipulation by the warring sides which helped shaped policies which
prolonged the war.
Revealing interviews with EC Mediator Lord Peter Carrington, UN Commanders Lew
MacKenzie and Sir Michael Rose, former Newsweek Military Correspondent Col
David
Hackworth, Former German Foreign Minister Hans Dietrich Genscher, State
Department official
George Kenney, author Susan Woodward, former Nuremburg prosecutor Walter
Rockler,
Canadian diplomat James Bissett, author Scott Taylor and many other
participants and observers.


FOR INFORMATION ON THIS DOCUMENTARY, PLEASE CONTACT:

The Ottawa Serbian Heritage Society
3662 Albion Rd. South, Gloucester, Ontario, K1T 1A3,
serbian.heritage@ottawa.com Tel: 613/ 225-3378













































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Coordinator, Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT)
  541 McLeod St., Ottawa Ontario Canada  K1R 5R2

      Tel.:  613-231-3076    Fax: 613-231-2614
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