October 23, 2011
Join the Documentary Film Program for a screening of Brother Number One on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center. The film will be followed by a Q & A session with visiting professor Peter Gilbert and a reception. The event is free and open to the public.
Brother Number One is a New Zealand documentary co-directed and photographed by Gilbert. The story focuses on the torture and murder of Kerry Hamill by the Khmer Rouge in 1978 and follows his younger brother, world champion rower Rob, on a journey to retrace Hamill’s steps while speaking to eyewitnesses, perpetrators and survivors of the Cambodian genocide.