The U.S. policy in handling the drug war has centered on the Mérida Initiative and, more recently, Beyond Mérida. Are these policies enough, or should the U.S. adopt policies that focus more on the demand for drugs domestically and the rule of law in countries of interest?
Praemon guest writer Cody Knudsen analyzes U.S. policy options and offers recommendations for future courses of action.
Read this and other policy analyses at praemon.org.
And Your Love Too (German), Wednesday, 23 July, 7:45 P.M.; Friday, 25 July, and 9:45 P.M.; Saturday, 26 July, 5:45 P.M., see flyer
Ossessione (Italian), Wednesday, 23 July, 5:00 P.M.; Friday, 25 July, 7:00 P.M.; Saturday, 26 July, 3:00 and 7:45 P.M., see flyer
Germany, Year Zero (Roberto Rossellini, 1948, 73 mins), NOON, 238 HRCB; the gut-wrenching story of a twelve-year-old boy’s survival in the ruins of post-war Berlin features documentary footage of Germans standing in food lines, foraging for coal, and occupying bombed-out apartments. Rossellini selected actors from the streets, presented the plot, and allowed them to create their own scripts; see flyer
Guest speaker: Florian Solzbacher, president and CEO, Blackrock Mircosystems, 11:30 A.M.–1:30 P.M., nonrefundable $12 for WTA of Utah Members or $15 nonmembers, RSVP required by Monday, 28 July
Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio de Sica, 1948, 89 mins), NOON, 238 HRCB; a poor man requires a bicycle in order to get a job. His bicycle is stolen by a band of street urchins, which leads to adventure and desperation on the streets of a Roman suburb. The most well-known neorealist film of all time, Bicycle Thieves made this gritty style of film-making mainstream; see flyer
Barfi! (Hindi): Wednesday, 30 July, 5:00 P.M.; Friday, 1 August, 7:45 P.M.; Saturday, 2 August, 5:45 P.M., see flyer
The Tree of Life (English), Wednesday, 30 July, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 1 August, 5:00 P.M.; Saturday, 2 August, 3:00 and 8:45 P.M., see flyer