A short film about guns

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  • Author: Control Arms
  • Copyright: Control Arms
  • Date: 18 July 2012

"A Short Film About Guns" examines the illegal arms trade and how it functions across the globe. Featuring four experts on arms trafficking who recount their varying first hand experiences with the black market trade in areas of conflict and how the illegal flow of weapons facilitates loss of life and devastation. As the first Arms Trade Treaty is currently being negotiated at the United Nations, the four experts call on all governments to get a deal made and agree on a legally-binding arms treaty

  • Kathi Lynn Austin, arms trafficking investigator, director of Conflict Awareness Project.
  • Ishmael Beah, ex child soldier, author of "A Long Way Gone: memoirs of a Boy Soldier".
  • Paul Conroy, war photographer, recently injured while working in Syria.
  • Stuart Franklin Platt, Rear Admiral US Navy (ret.), author of "Letters From the Front Line"

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Oxfam is a founding member of the Control Arms coalition. This film was produced for Control Arms by www.cyprianfilmsny.com

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