In the Shadow of the Sun

admin - 31st May 2014

The OxHRH and the African Politics and History Seminar Series will be hosting the Oxford premiere of the internationally acclaimed documentary, “In the Shadow of the Sun.” This will be followed by a panel discussion with director Harry Freeland and Standing Voice managing director Jon Beale.



Date – Monday 2nd June

Time – 5pm 

Venue – Pichette Auditorium, Pembroke College, Oxford


This award-winning film follows the inspiring journeys of two albino men in Tanzania, where witch doctors are spreading a belief that the body parts of albino people will being wealth and good fortune. It has been screened at over 50 international film festivals and been broadcast on television in 10 countries.

UK-based charity Standing Voice was established to translate the awareness raised by the film into empowering action. It does so through the design and implementation of short- and long-term initiatives aiming to promote the health, integration and humanity of people living with albinism in East Africa.

For more information, please visit the event’s Facebook page.

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