Event Date and time: Tuesday 2 May, 2017 

Venue details: Curzon Cinema Goldsmiths | Richard Hoggart Building, Lewisham Way, London SE14 6NW

Organisers: Goldsmith, University of London

Event website: Wrong Elements 

Event cost: Free

Public Talk & Screening of “Wrong Elements” a 2017 documentary by Jonathan Littell

Followed by a discussion between the writer and filmmaker Jonathan Littell and architect Eyal Weizman (CRA).

Uganda, 1989. A young Acholi rebel guided by spirits, Joseph Kony, forms a new rebel movement against the government: the LRA, The Lord’s Resistance Army. An “army” that grew by abducting teenagers – more than 60 000 over 25 years – of which less than half came out of the bush alive.

Geofrey, Nighty and Mike, a group of friends, as well as Lapisa, were among these youths, abducted at 12 or 13. Today, in their effort to rebuild their lives and go back to normal, they revisit the places that marked their stolen childhood. At the same time victims and murderers, witnesses and perpetrators of horrific acts that they did not fully understand, they are forever the “Wrong Elements” that society struggles to accept.

Meanwhile, in the immensity of the Central African jungle, the Ugandan army still continues to hunt the last scattered LRA rebels. But Joseph Kony is still out there, on the run…

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