Afghan director to speak at film screening, Oct. 2
Posted September 26, 2007; 06:06 p.m.
"Return to Afghanistan," a documentary film about an Afghan woman who travels back to her native country, will be shown at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Whitman College theater.
The film follows its director, Vida Zaher Khadem, on her return to Afghanistan, where she contends with the Taliban. Following the screening, Khadem and the film's producer, John Roche, will discuss their work. There also will be remarks by Robert Finn, a lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan.
The event is sponsored by the Davis International Center, the Office of the Vice President for Campus Life, Whitman College and the Women's Center.