An exceptional opportunity for an intimate understanding of Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) through a combination of photo exhibition and film screenings. The exhibition features the major emergencies, natural disasters, epidemics and conflicts that have shaped and defined MSF’s identity today, guided by the humanitarian principle of neutrality, impartiality and independence in its delivery of medical and humanitarian aid to the world’s most neglected patients. The event also presents MSF's response to Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan emergency and highlighting the stories of our Filipino field workers, their pain, joy and reality of working in emergencies.

Exhibition Details:

Date: 8 - 30 May 2014
Opening Hours: 10am - 8pm 
Venue: Alliance Française de Manille, 209 Nicanor Garcia Street (former Reposo St) Bel-Air II, Makati City, Philippines (Location)


Film Screening Details:

Screening I –  Access to the Danger Zone
Directed by: Peter Caesar
Language: English
Date: Friday, 11 April 2014
Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm
*It will be wrapped up by MSF representative from 8:30pm and followed by a Q&A session.
About the film: Narrated by Daniel Day-Lewis, this documentary provides a harrowing look at the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid in armed conflicts. “Access to the Danger Zone” explores the strategies that MSF uses to save lives in the world’s worst war zones, including Afghanistan, Somalia and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Interviews with key experts from MSF, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the United Nations (UN)  are accompanied by dramatic footage shot in the these countries in 2011 and 2012. 
Screening II – Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders

Directed by: Mark Hopkins
Language: English
Date: Saturday, 12 April 2014 
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
*There will be a sharing to be given by a Filipino field worker to be followed by Q&A session. 
About the film: 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. 


LIKE to support