Broken promises - Page 2

Petition and Promised Lands offer different takes on human rights
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>Petition explores what happens to government protesters in Beijing

The film ends with the sound of an unseen woman's cries, her suffering wholly detached from its cause and context. One can't escape the sense that Sontag was enamored by a place where moral issues were right on the surface, but that she never solidified this abstract "interest." Our loss.

YBCA PRESENTS HUMAN RIGHTS AND FILM 2010

Petition, Thurs/18, 7:30 p.m., $8

Promised Lands, March 25, 7:30 p.m., $8

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission, SF

(415) 978-2787, www.ybca.org