The Athenai Project, Students for Falun Gong, and Students for a Free Tibet are hosting a free online screening of the film “In the Name of Confucius”. , which exposes the Chinese Communist Party’s infiltration into the education systems of the U.S and other countries. It will be followed by a panel discussion with the film’s director and guest experts.
“In the Name of Confucius” is an award-winning documentary screened across numerous countries and was the first to delve into the global controversies of the Chinese government’s multi-billion dollar Confucius Institute (CI). These institutes have been established in over 1,700 universities and schools worldwide.
CI’s have been criticized for their violations of academic integrity, as well as infringements on human rights codes and national security. Many CI’s have already been closed, but as of March 12, 2021 there still remain 61 CI’s operating in North America.
The screening will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 4:00 PM MST – 6:30 PM MST. More info and registration are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/in-the-name-of-confucius-free-screening-and-panel-discussion-tickets-142025507115