‘We Are the Giant’ screening and discussion

Monday June 30th, 2pm-6pm

Arts Building, Main Lecture Theatre

University of Birmingham

Join us for a special screening and panel discussion to inspire and develop debates on the relationship between human adversity, film and social action, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa:

– Screening of We are the Giant (2014) – the much-anticipated documentary about activism and the Arab uprisings

– Q&A with Maryam Al-Khawaja, Vice-President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights

– A panel discussion about the role of film, and social media, in documenting crises and affecting social and political change with:

  • Dr Alisa Lebow (University of Sussex)
    Amal Khalaf (Serpentine Gallery)
    Dr Dima Saber (Birmingham City University)
    Chair: Dr Michele Aaron (University of Birmingham)