Nearly 200 people attended the film’s opening in Philadelphia last week, as the movie begins a US tour.
The first meeting in its series will kick off this Saturday in Lowell, Mass., and continue to Philadelphia and the Virginia-Maryland area later this year.
Ieng Sary, 86, the former foreign minister of the regime, has been hospitalized since Sept. 7.
The Trial Chamber of the court will hear testimony from two medical experts on Friday over Ieng Sary’s condition.
The former “First Lady” of the Khmer Rouge is thought to have Alzheimer’s disease.
Ieng Sary, the former foreign affairs minister for the regime, was hospitalized on Sept. 7 due to exhaustion.
Ieng Thirith, 80, was found mentally unfit to participate in her own defense, and released under supervision of her family in Phnom Penh on Sunday.
Victims at the court said Monday they did not believe she had a degenerative mental condition, which court medical experts say is likely Alzheimer’s.
Scheffer has been seeking funding from international donors to support the court, which is currently trying its second case.
Prosecutors issued their appeal on Friday, prior to a deadline that would have seen the release of Ieng Thirith Friday morning.
The Trial Chamber ruled she was not likely to be fit for trial in the foreseeable future, but it did not drop charges of atrocity crimes against her.
He urged all nations suffering from the memory of genocide to take their own initiatives to include genocide studies in their curricula.