The Whistleblower: The movie the U.N. would prefer you didn’t see

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to Hollywood last year to cajole filmmakers and movie stars into making pictures that portray the U.N.'s good works. The Whistleblower, a scathing full-length account of the U.N. peacekeeping effort in Bosnia during the late 1990s, is not what he had in mind. The Samuel Goldwyn Films movie, which is due out in theaters in Los Angeles and New York on Aug. 5, stars British actress Rachel Weisz as a U.N. policewoman who stumbles into the sordid … [Read more...]

The ‘Whistleblower’ – real life story of post-war Bosnia

The film “The Whistleblower” was screened yesterday at the UN   The film "The Whistleblower" was screened yesterday at the UN followed by a panel discussion addressing the issue of sex trafficking in post-war Bosnia. Directed by first time filmmaker Larysa Kondracki and inspired by actual events the film tells the story of Kathryn Bolkovac, an American police officer who uncovers a scheme by contractors and peacekeepers paying for prostitutes and participating in sex-trafficking. … [Read more...]

Rachel Kempson – WOMAN of ACTION™ Tribute

  A Celebration of Women™ is inspired to share the memory of a wonderful woman that devoted her Life to family, taking a much less public viewing than that of her family and creating scenes of emotions in her plays, films and television; born 100 years ago today. We offer this Tribute as a Memory of a Life Lived to its Fullest.   Born a CENTURY AGO....today Rachael Kempson  The matriarch of one of theatre and film's most famous acting dynasties took rather a back seat to the … [Read more...]

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