The 2012 Middle East Forum on Spirtuality, Religion and Film

Chaired by Dr Stefanie Van de Peer, researcher of women's films from the Middle East and North Africa who has published widely on Tunisian, Egyptian, Syrian and Lebanese films. Speakers Dr Nacim Pak-Shiraz, lecturer in Persian and Film Studies, the University of Edinburgh; Dr Amy Hardie, documentary director, working in Strathcarron Hospice and the Maggie's Centre Dundee and Head of Research at the Scottish Documentary Institute; James McKenzie worked for the Filmhouse as Chief Operating Officer between 1995 and 2011, during which time he worked on over 200 film seasons, including Cinemamed, a major retrospective of Arab cinema – he currently works at Stills, Scotland's Centre for Photography; and Prof Jolyon Mitchell, Director of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues (CTPI), the University of Edinburgh. 


March 01, 2012 at 7pm - 9pm


Sanctuary, Augustine United Church
41 George IV Brg
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 1EL
United Kingdom
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