October 30, 2014

"Access to the Danger Zone" to be screened at Sarratt Cinema, Monday, Nov. 3

The film "Access to the Danger Zone" will be shown in a free screening at Sarratt Cinema on
Monday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m.

Directed by Peter Casaer and narrated by Daniel Day-Lewis, this documentary provides a look at the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid in armed conflicts.

The film explores the strategies that Doctors Without Borders has used to save lives in the world’s worst war zones, including Afghanistan, Somalia and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Interviews with key experts from Doctors Without Borders, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the United Nations are accompanied by dramatic footage shot in these countries in 2011 and 2012.

A question-and-answer session with local Doctors Without Borders aid workers will follow the screening.

The showing of the film is sponsored by by International Student and Scholar Services, the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and the Global Health Student Advisory Council and the Vanderbilt Medical School Global Health Organization.

For more information, go to the event page here.