7 Days in Syria: An Evening with Janine di Giovanni
The Tim Hetherington Society and the Oxford PPE Society present: 7 Days in Syria, an evening with Janine di Giovanni.
Join us for free at the Simpkins Lee Theatre, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, for a talk by Janine di Giovanni and a film screening of Robert Rippberger's feature length documentary 7 Days in Syria. After the screening, there will be a free drinks reception in the adjoining Monson Room.
JANINE DI GIOVANNI:
Janine di Giovanni, Middle East Editor of Newsweek and contributing editor of Vanity Fair, is one of Europe's most respected and experienced reporters, with vast experience covering war and conflict. Her reporting has been called "established, accomplished brilliance" and she has been cited as "the finest foreign correspondent of our generation".
7 DAYS IN SYRIA:
7 Days in Syria gives a window into the lives of families struggling to survive on the frontline of the Syria conflict. Their courage and resilience shines through in impossible circumstances. I hope their stories will inspire greater efforts by all sides to end the bloodshed.” -Angelina Jolie Pitt
Newsweek Middle East editor, Janine di Giovanni, submitted a proposal to cover the war in Syria. The newspapers rejected her request, deeming the situation too dangerous. She decided to go anyway.
Warning: Graphic scenes of warfare.
Stills and Trailer ©Robert Rippberger