The Center for Middle Eastern Studies partners with the DocScapes Film Series to present an upcoming film at the Loft Cinema. Check out all the details at docscapes.org, where you'll find synopses, trailers, reviews and more. DocScapes is a collaborative project of the UA Center for Documentary and the Hanson Film Institute, with support from the Confluence Center for Creative Inquiry.
This six-part documentary, originally presented as a series of webisodes in partnership with the New Yorker magazine, follows the treacherous 1700-mile migration of a Syrian refugee who fled the perils of wartime Damascus to build a better life for his family.
Post-screening discussion led by MENAS associate professor Leila Hudson, including possible Skype Q&A with filmmaker Matthew Cassel, directed by Matthew Cassel, 2016.