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, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Young Research Library
Room 11360
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.

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Cost : Free and open to the public.

(310) 825-1181

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, The Yemen Peace Project