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Europe Through the Lens: a Festival of Contemporary European Films: In This World

A series of films shown as part of the A & S Year of Europe.

Screening Information

Presented by:

Professor Susan Larson
Hispanic Studies

Thursday, March 3, 2016

6 p.m.

UK Athletics Auditorium
William T. Young Library

Additional Year of Europe Activities

More European Films

University of Kentucky Libraries has an extensive video collection located in Audio Visual Services in the Hub.  The collection includes documentaries as well as award winning films from around the world.  You can find these films by title, language, country or director through InfoKat Discovery. Videos can be checked out for 7 days with a UK id or library card. You can also find additional information on films by by using the Film Resources guide.

About This Film

Re-creates the escape of Jamal (Jamal Udin Torabi) and Enayat (Enayatullah) from a refugee camp in northwest Pakistan. The pair embark on a perilous journey to England, but are apprehended by Iranian authorities and sent back to the camp.  They ultimately make it through Iran to Istanbul, Turkey, smuggled there by paid human traffickers. 

Date: 2002
Country: England/Italy/Pakistan

Film summary