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Documentary Night – at Burris Park
September 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nominated for a 2021 Oscar, Hunger Ward documents two female health care workers in Yemen fighting to thwart the spread of starvation against the backdrop of a forgotten war. With unprecedented access, the film provides an unflinching portrait of Dr. Aida Alsadeeq and Nurse Mekkra Mahdi as they work to save the live of hunger-stricken children within a population on the brink of famine.
Following the film, an audience Q&A will be held with the L.A. producer.
Burris Park, 200 Judd Street, Marine on St. Croix at 7:00 p.m.
Free – bring your own chair or blanket
and please – social distance!
Please follow current MN Dept of Health and CDC guidelines regarding masking.
The Marine Documentary Series is produced by the Marine Film Society in collaboration with the Marine Library Association, through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council.