1165 København K
Tlf: 35 32 28 98 (man-fre)
Øvrige — This unflinching look at the human-caused famine in Yemen follows health care workers Dr. Aida Alsadeeq and Nurse Mekkia Mahdi as they work to save the lives of hunger-stricken children in two therapeutic feeding centers, against the backdrop of a forgotten war.
Date & Time:
Gothersgade 55, Copenhagen, Denmark
Global Health Film Days, School of Global Health - University of Copenhagen and Cinemateket
Filmed inside two of the most active therapeutic feeding centers in conflict-ridden Yemen, Hunger Ward documents two women fighting to thwart the spread of starvation against the backdrop of a forgotten war. The film provides unflinching portraits of Dr. Aida Alsadeeq and Nurse Mekkia Mahdi as they work to save the lives of hunger-stricken children within a population on the brink of famine. With unprecedented access within a sensitive conflict-zone, Hunger Ward reveals the bravery of deeply committed doctors working in the middle of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
EVENT Panel discussion about the ethics of involvement in humanitarian crises.
Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvI77NPYLqs
Skye FitzgeraldUSA, 2020
DCP, 40 min.
Allowed over 15 years