Filmmaker of "Live from Bethlehem" at Denison
Date of Event: September 30, 2009
Posted: September 17, 2009
Filmmaker Matt Sienkiewicz will be present to discuss his film “Live from Bethlehem” after its screening at Denison University’s Slayter Auditorium (200 Ridge Road) at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30. The event is free and open to the public.
“Live from Bethlehem” chronicles how journalists from the Ma’an News Network, an independent news source in the Palestinian Territories, are countering propaganda and revolutionizing Palestinian media. The film follows the lives of the station's reporters, producers and photographers, providing an in-depth look into the challenges of making news in one of the world's most combative regions.
Matt Sienkiewicz is an Emmy-nominated screenwriter and documentarian, as well as a doctoral candidate at the University of Wisconsin. His credits include the award winning comedy series “Windy Acres” and the acclaimed television documentary “Festa.”
This event is sponsored by the Department of Communication, the International Studies Program, the Global Studies Seminar, the Department of Cinema, the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life and the Denison Film Society. For more information, contact 740-587-8512 or visit www.denison.edu.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—Filmmaker Matt Sienkiewicz to discuss his film “Live from Bethlehem” after a screening in Slayter Auditorium (200 Ridge Road) at 7:30 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 30. For more information, contact 740-587-8512 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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