AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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6/14/09

What's Going Down At The Human Rights Watch Film Festival


A Scene From When The Mountains Tremble, Directed By Pamela Yates

Or, why do so few HRWFF film selections each year focus on US bad behavior around the world?

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO INTERVIEW WITH FILMMAKER PAMELA YATES

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