Film Screening and Conversation The Risks of Translation
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Events

The Risks of Translation Film Screening and Conversation

10Mar2022
  • 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Cinema Hall, Multaqa (Education City Student Center)

Join us for a screening of ‘The Translator’, a feature-length political thriller co-directed by Dr. Rana Kazkaz, Assistant professor at Northwestern University in Qatar.

‘The Translator’ follows the story of Sami, a political refugee in Australia who works as an Arabic–English translator. Sami is haunted by feelings of guilt for having abandoned his brother and sister in Syria and makes the dangerous journey back home.

The screening is followed by a conversation with Dr. Kazkaz and Dr. Julie Boeri, Associate Professor at the Translation and Interpreting Institute, HBKU.

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