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Win a chance to see Guantánamo Bay drama ‘The Mauritanian’

Enter for an online screening of new Jodie Foster drama based on Mohamedou Ould Slahi's “Guantánamo Diary”

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We’re giving away 10 chances to view upcoming political drama The Mauritanian starring Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Zachary Levi, Saamer Usmani with Shailene Woodley and Benedict Cumberbatch!

The online screening will take place February 24, 7pm PST.

To enter: Send an email to marke@48hills.org with “The Mauritanian” in the subject line by midnight, Fri/12. We’ll let winners know on Tue/16. Good luck!

Directed by Kevin Macdonald and based on the NY Times best-selling memoir Guantánamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, this is the inspiring true story of Slahi’s fight for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years. Alone and afraid, Slahi (Tahar Rahim) finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley) who battle the U.S. Government in a fight for justice that tests their commitment to the law and their client at every turn. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by a formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch (Benedict Cumberbatch), uncovers shocking truths and ultimately proves that the human spirit cannot be locked up.

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