Shame and the secrecy it engenders are two of the most potent weapons wielded by oppressors. In the second of five programs of the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival (HRWIFF) at Webster University, the exploration of three diverse topics -- the July 1995 civilian massacre in Srebrenica, the physical abuse of Slovenian women and the stigma of leprosy -- confirms that silence can only implicitly perpetuate injustice in its many guises. Speaking out by documenting inhumane conduct, the HRWIFF began in 1988 to "prevent discrimination" and "bring... More >>>