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An evening with acclaimed Syrian filmmaker Ossama Mohammed presenting Silvered Water: Syria Self-Portrait, “a rare poetic work that powerfully expresses the humanity and perseverance of Syrians, as it explores the topography of their country torn by civil war,” and a selection form an earlier short Step by Step. “A frightening, captivating and insightful portrait of how the Baath regime transformed generations of peasants into citizen-soldiers and sent the poor in droves to provincial cities as migrant laborers.”

Reception to follow.

Sponsored by: Columbia Global Centers, SIPA MENA Forum, Middle East Institute, and ArteEast.

Earlier Event: April 22
BOOK | L'Arabe du futur
Later Event: April 25
TALK | Victory Without Conquest