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Exclusive screening of 'In the Land of Blood and Honey'

Film screening with introduction by Angelina Jolie, at ExCel London 17.30pm Wednesday 11 June.

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In the Land of Blood and Honey is a film that gives a compelling insight into the devastating way in which sexual violence is used as a weapon of war.

Prior to the screening UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie and Foreign Secretary William Hague will discuss the film and how it inspired the initiative that led to the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.

Doors open 17:30 on Wednesday June 11.

All the tickets for this exclusive screening have now gone. A small number of extra tickets will be released in the coming days but even if you aren’t lucky enough get a ticket then please come down and experience the wide range of award winning films, interactive exhibitions, performances and thought provoking discussions. With the exception of Liberian Girl by the Royal Court Theatre and the exclusive screening of “In the Land of Blood and Honey”, all the other events at the Global Summit Fringe are free to attend and you don’t even need to register - just turn up!

You can also watch over 100 award-winning films and thought-provoking documentaries on sexual violence in conflict in the Silent Cinema. Viewers in the Silent Cinema can view films on three cinematic screens, using individual wireless headphone systems. Films include Daughters Of War; For Those Who Tell No Tales; Through The Fire; Bosnia: Healing the Wounds of War; Grace Under Fire; Girls Decide: Layla’s Journey, plus many more. There are also a number of Q&A sessions with directors (see full programme for details.)

For a full listing of screenings in the Silent Cinema, and other events from theatre and performance to debates and exhibitions taking place during the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict from 10 - 12 June, see the Summit Fringe programme.

Further information

Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

Published 6 June 2014