Returned Peace Corps
Volunteers of South Florida

Reel, Topics and Talk

RPCVSF members and friends met for the first REEL Topics and Talk presentation on August 13th at the home of Helene Dudley (RPCV Colombia, Albania/Slovakia) to view and discuss “Living on One Dollar a Day,” an award-winning documentary offering insights into the reality of living on meager and erratic earnings.

Participants selected “Inequality for All” a documentary featuring Robert Reich, as the next film. That showing will be at the home of Judy Lamar (RPCV Honduras), 2060 NW 13 ST on Wednesday, September 14th at 7:30 p.m. Please bring a drink or snack to share and rsvp to

Documentaries that we currently have on hand for future showings include:

  • ·      Sugar Babies - Haitian children working in the Dominical Republic sugar cane fields,
  • ·      Taking Root – about Kenya Nobel Peace Prize recipient who planted trees
  • ·      Citizen Four – Academy Award winning documentary about Edward Snowden
  • ·      Death of Two Sons -- the story of Amadou Diallo, the West African immigrant shot 41 times by four New York City police officers in 1999, and of Jesse Thyne, a Peace Corps Volunteer who lived with Amadou's family in his home village in Guinea. Jesse was killed in a car accident during Peace Corps service.

If you would like to borrow one of these documentaries that we have on hand, to show in your own home for a smaller group, please contact We are happy to assist others in replicating this consciousness-raising film series.

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