Yemen and the Yemeni Diaspora in Film
A preview of the 2014 International Yemeni Film & Arts Festival. Featuring selected short films and a discussion with Will Picard, director of The Yemen Peace Project.
Sunday, January 12, 20143:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Young Research Library
Los Angeles, CA
Yemen Peace Project director Will Picard and David Hirsch of the UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library host a screening of short films from and about Yemen, followed by a discussion of the films' themes and context, and the role of the arts in contemporary Yemen.
The Yemen Peace Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Americans about Yemen and increasing understanding between Yemenis and Americans.
For more information, please visit www.yemenpeaceproject.org/events/ucla.
Cost : Free and open to the public.
Presented by: Center for Near Eastern Studies
Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, The Yemen Peace Project