Dr. Bueno de Mesquita is founder of Mesquita & Roundell, a company that uses game theory to predict world events. He has been called a modern Nostradamus and was featured on a two-part special on The History Channel. He is a professor at New York University, a Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, and author of “The Predictioneer’s Game: Using the Logic of Brazen Self-Interest to See and Shape the Future.”
The Eli Jaffe Film Competition is the first regional contest to present student film and video projects that address public issues. The 3nd annual Eli Jaffe Film Competition culminated May 2013 at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck, NY.
2013 Eli Jaffe Jury Prize winners: Chris Sarmiento, Katelynn Jones, and Ben Golden for A Son Down, After Son Down.
LECTURER: Bruce Rich, Environmental Lawyer and Independent Author Mr. Rich examined how the World Bank’s failure to address the challenges of the twenty-first century has implications for all of us in an increasingly interdependent world. He shows how the World Bank’s policies undercut attempts at alleviating poverty and sustaining the environment while claiming to do the opposite, and thus cripple progress towards an environmentally sustainable, equitable global economy.
Screening of the award-winning, PBS POV Documentary Film, Inheritance, by director, James Moll. The film captures remarkable meeting of a Nazi’s daughter and his victim. Monika Hertwig, is the daughter of mass murderer Amon Goeth, the sadistic Nazi camp commandant played by Ralph Fiennes in Schindler’s List. In Inheritance, she seeks out Helen Jonas, who was enslaved by Goeth and who is one of the few living eyewitnesses to his unspeakable brutality. The women’s raw, emotional meeting unea