Cineculture: Nowhere to Hide (2016)
Fresno State- Peters Education Center Auditorium
5010 N Woodrow Ave Fresno, CA 93740
About This Event
Nowhere to Hide is an immersive and uncompromising first-hand reflection of the resilience and fortitude of a male nurse working and raising his children in Jalawla, Iraq, an increasingly dangerous and inaccessible part of the world. While US troops withdraw from Iraq in 2011, director Zaradasht Ahmed gives Nori Sharif a camera and teaches him how to use it, asking him to capture the reality of life in his community and the hospital where he works. For the next five years, Nori films life around him, but the population— including the majority of the hospital staff—flees when the Iraqi army pulls out of his city in 2013 because of intensifying militant activity. Sharif is one of the few who remain. When the Sunni militias and the Islamic State advance on Jalawla in 2014 and finally take over the city, Sharif continues to film. However, he now faces a crucial dilemma: should he stay and dedicate himself to treating those he vowed to help, or should he leave to protect his family and become one of thousands of internally displaced people in Iraq?
Mary Husain (Instructor & Club Advisor)
Parking: Parking is not enforced after 4pm on Fridays.
*Peters Education Center Auditorium is located inside the Fresno State Student Recreation Center building
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