Queens of Syria film screening
6.30 – 8.15pm, in LTB 10
Dir. Yasmin Fedda, 2014, 70 mins
The story of 60 women from Syria forced into exile, who come together to create their own version of the Trojan Women, the timeless Greek tragedy by Euripides about the plight of women in war.
Shohini Chaudhuri, from the University of Essex’s Dept of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies will be joined by Zoe Lafferty, director of the UK stage production, ‘Queens of Syria’, for a post screening discussion of the extraordinary journey these Syrian women make.
Please join us for a fascinating evening of film, conversation and debate.
Admission free, with refreshments served.