“Eyeless in Gaza” Documentary Film Screening with Palestinian Human Rights Critic Bassem Eid

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Date(s) - Tuesday, May 16, 2017
6:30 am - 9:00 am

National Press Club


The Philos Project invites you to attend a screening of the award-winning documentary film Eyeless in Gaza, followed by a discussion on journalistic ethics and the international conversation on the Arab-Israeli conflict with Bassem Eid.

Eyeless in Gaza was an official selection of the Jewish International Film Festival and the Hong Kong International Film Festival. The film documents journalism in the 2014 Gaza conflict, following media teams who experienced intimidation and censorship by Hamas while reporting the war. Following the screening, Bassem Eid, founder of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, will speak on press freedom, and how intimidation and censorship affects the perception of the Arab-Israeli conflict in the international community.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017, doors open for reception at 6:30

Where: The National Press Club Holeman Lounge, 529 14th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C.

The Holeman Lounge is on the 13th floor of the National Press building.