Please join us for a film screening of the Kosovo documentary, Thinking of You, as part of the two-day conference on Global Sexual Violence During Conflict: From the Balkans to Africa and the Middle East.
The film will be introduced by Anna Di Lellio, NYU, New School, and will be followed by a panel discussion about the film moderated by Tanya Domi, Harriman Institute.
On June 12, 2015, the art installation “Thinking of You” displayed five thousands dresses in the football stadium of Pristina, Kosovo, to honor the thousands of survivors of wartime rape. Realized by artist Alketa Mripa-Xhafa, and sponsored by the President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga, the installation was made possible by the survivors, activists and ordinary people who donated dresses and broke the silence on this brutal crime for the first time since the end of the 1999 war. The documentary The Making of #MendojPërTy/#ThinkingOfYou, produced by Anna Di Lellio and Fitim Shala, is a story of art and women activism to change the culture of isolation, resignation and shame that surrounds sexual violence in war.