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Event @ the World Affairs Council, 05/21

“Film Screening—Iraq: The Lost Generation”

Who: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, Award-winning filmmaker and journalist

Event: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is the first non-American journalist to be awarded the Livingston Award and the youngest recipient of the One World Media Broadcast Journalist of the Year Award. Obaid-Chinoy began her career with New York Times Television where she produced “Terror’s Children,” which won her the Overseas Press Club Award, the American Women and Radio and Television Award and the South Asian Journalist Association Award. She has produced and reported on more than twelve films around the world and traveled to Afghanistan to report for Channel 4 and CNN. Obaid-Chinoy visits the Council to present her film, Iraq: The Lost Generation, which investigates the largest refugee crisis in the Middle East since the Palestinian diaspora of 1948.

When: Wednesday, May 21; Registration: 6:00pm; Film Screening & Discussions: 6:30pm.

Where: World Affairs Council, 2nd Floor Auditorium, 312 Sutter St. San Francisco

Admission Costs: Council Members: Free, Students: $5, Nonmembers: $15

Info: 415.293.4600; [email protected]

Official Website: http://www.itsyourworld.org/

Added by wacsf on April 25, 2008