Engage with the Middle East’s rich culture and everyday life through The White Helmets, the latest film screening for the University of Denver Center of Middle East Studies’ film series. Keeping in tune with the series’ theme of Meydan, which means square, field, plaza, or public gathering place, The White Helmets is a 41-minute documentary on the Syrian civil war and a group of first responders that risk life and limb transcending the geography and infastructure of their region to rescue victims of air strikes. Following the film, stay for a post-screening open forum style audience discussion moderated Danny Postel, associate director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver. Fri 7 p.m.
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- Oct 16, 2016 07:00 pm - 07:00 pm