Film: The Neighborhood Storyteller - Movie Screening and Q&A with Protagonist Asmaa Rashed and Film Director Alejandra Alcalá
THE NEIGHBORHOOD STORYTELLER is the inspiring and heroic story of Asmaa Rashed, a determined young Syrian mother of four living as a refugee in Zaatari camp, Jordan, who for the last seven years has been using the art of reading aloud for pleasure to children as a bridge to tackle issues within her community.
On-demand film screening. Tuesday, January 24th, 2023 - Monday, January 30th, 2023.
-Remote viewing isopen to the public.
In-person screening followed by hybrid Q&A session. Friday, January 27th, 2023 (in-person; 50mn) followed immediately by Q&A session (hybrid; 70mn)
Asmaa Rashed - protagonist
Alejandra Alcalá - film director
Catherine Panter - Brick | Bruce A. and Davi-Ellen Chabner Professor of Anthropology, Health, and Global Affairs at Yale University
Rana Dajani - Professor of Molecular Cell Biology at The Hashemite University and Visiting Professor at MIT Refugee Action Hub (ReACT)
-In-person attendance is open only to Yale faculty, staff, and students.
-Remote viewing open to the public.
Sponsored by the Yale Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses (PRFDHR) ; Global Health Studies Program ; Conflict, Resilience, and Health Program (CRH)
The Hashemite University and Visiting Professor at MIT Refugee Action Hub (ReACT)Rana DjaniProfessor of Molecular Cell Biology
- Asmaa Rashedprotagonist
- Alejandra Alcaláfilm director