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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. 

REGISTER to view. 

-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)

Panelists include:
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)

REGISTER to attend. 

-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)



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