Another Kind of Girl Collective: Syrian Girls Narrate Their Worlds—Screening and Talk with Filmmaker Laura Doggett

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Wednesday


Another Kind of Girl Collective is a media arts collective that equips girls in the midst of displacement with the creative and technical means to explore and articulate their inner worlds and daily lives through film and photography. Started in 2014 with Syrian teenage girls living as refugees in Jordan, the workshops in Jordan’s Za’atari Refugee Camp and the city of Irbid continue to train the girls to express their inner worlds and document their everyday lives—how it looks, feels and sounds from the ground, at the heart of their world. The films have shown at many international festivals including Sundance, Cannes, and SXSW. Join documentary filmmaker Laura Doggett as she screens a selection of the girls' short films and discusses her work leading the workshops in Jordan.

This event is sponsored by SLC Refugee Solidarity, the Anita L. Stafford Office of Community Partnerships, Politics Group, and the Consortium on Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education, and funded by a generous grant from the Mellon Foundation.