This unflinching look at the human-caused famine in Yemen follows health care workers Dr. Aida Alsadeeq and Nurse Mekkia Mahdi as they work to save the lives of hunger-stricken children in two therapeutic feeding centers, against the backdrop of a forgotten war. (Courtesy of RYOT / Vulcan).  

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Included with the screening ticket is an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Skye Fitzgerald (Director), immediately following the film.

This film is part of the shorts program SHORT LIST: SHORTS PROGRAM B

Director: Skye Fitzgerald
Executive Producer: Jody Allen, Ruth Johnston, Matt Milios, Jannat Gargi, Hayley Pappas, Matt Ippolito
Cinematographer: Jeffrey Ball, Skye Fitzgerald
Editor: Dan Sadowsky
Music: William Campbell
Language: Arabic, English
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Publicist: Magdael & Associates, 2050 Publicity, Frank PR

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