COUNTERFEIT MEDICINES, CHINESE DEMOCRACY AND COSNSUMERISM DOCU
4PM: DOCU - PHARMACIDE (2012, 52 min) follows the proliferation counterfeit medicines in Cambodia and other SE Asian nations. 7PM: DOCU - Weijun Chen’s charming film PLEASE VOTE FOR ME (2007, 58 min) takes us into the world of Chinese schoolchildren, learning about “democracy” for the first time as they try to vote for their class monitor. Parents encouraged and teachers allowed unscrupulous competition among preselected eight-year-old candidates. 8PM: DOCU - Hosted by Oscar-nominated actor Woody Harrelson, ETHOS: A TIME FOR CHANGE (2012, 68 min) explores the mechanisms in our systems that work against democracy, the environment and our own personal liberty.