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DIR: Beate Arnestad PROD: Morten Daae (Sri Lanka/Norway/USA, 58 min) This is a rare, inside look at an organization that most of the world has blacklisted as a terrorist group. Made by the first foreign film crew to be given access to the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) of Sri Lanka. Two twenty-four-year-old women have been living and fighting side-by-side for seven years as part of LTTE’s elite force, the Black Tigers. The women describe heartbreaking traumas they experienced at the hands of the Sri Lankan army, which led them to join the guerrilla forces. They discuss their readiness to become suicide bombers and their abiding loyalty to the unnamed “Leader”- who they are sure would never harm civilians. NOTE: location for September screening only is Channing House, 1st floor auditorium, 850 Webster St, Palo Alto, CA 94301.