Take part in a weekend of stories on saving lives and the humanitarian life with Filipino field workers of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known well as Doctors Without Borders, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999.

SAVING LIVES: THE STORIES OF DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS

Documentary Films | Sharing of Life in the Field | Q&A

NOVEMBER 17-18, 2017 | Cinematheque Davao. Palma Gil St., Poblacion District, Davao City

FREE ADMISSION. Limited slots only. First come, first served basis. 

Register by clicking links below. You may attend more than one session. 


MEET THE FIELD WORKERS

17 NOV 2017 (FRI), 7PM

Ask questions (and take a selfie!) with some of the Filipinos working on the front lines with MSF

DR. KARINA MARIE AGUILAR

Anesthesiologist from Manila to give an inside look at MSF response in complex emergencies

SARAH JANE DEOCAMPO

Mental health specialist from Cotabato to talk about psychosocial care for Marawi "bakwit"

ROMELL NALITAN

Nurse from Bukidnon to discuss emergency nursing in conflict zones

MARIA BEATRIZ UY

Field HR & Admin from Davao to share about diversity in the field


 

FILM SCREENINGS

Followed by Q&A sessions with MSF field workers

18 NOV 2017 (SAT), 2PM to 4PM

Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders

93 mins | Directed by Mark Hopkins

Filmed in the war-zones of Liberia and the Democratic Republic of Congo with unprecedented access to the field operations of MSF, Living in Emergency follows four volunteer doctors as they struggle to provide emergency medical care under extreme conditions.

Watch the trailer here:


18 NOV 2017 (SAT), 6PM to 8PM

Access to the Danger Zone 

70 mins | Directed by Peter Casaer

This documentary provides a harrowing look at the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid in armed conflicts. Through interviews with patients and with main humanitarian players, it looks at the confusion of roles with military and political actors and the compromises taken to gain access to the war zones.

Watch the trailer here:


 

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