Event Title

Bahrain: The Uncovered Uprising

Speaker

Jen Marlowe

Streaming Media

Description

In July 2012, documentary filmmaker Jen Marlowe traveled to Bahrain in order to clandestinely observe and document the continued repression against Bahrain's Arab Spring. Marlowe's talk explores the central role women play in Bahrain's Arab Spring, challenging Western stereotypes about women in conservative Middle Eastern societies. She also examines the overly simplistic shiitake versus Sunni analysis characterizing the uprising. Throughout, Marlowe will highlight inspirational Bahraini pro-democracy activists, who continue their freedom struggle at great personal risk.

About the Lecturer: Jen Marlowe, is a Seattle-based documentary filmmaker, author, and human rights activist.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

31-10-2012 12:00 PM

End Date

31-10-2012 1:14 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Bahrain, Bahraini Arab Spring, Bahraini pro-democracy activists

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Oct 31st, 12:00 PM Oct 31st, 1:14 PM

Bahrain: The Uncovered Uprising

Fairhaven College Auditorium

In July 2012, documentary filmmaker Jen Marlowe traveled to Bahrain in order to clandestinely observe and document the continued repression against Bahrain's Arab Spring. Marlowe's talk explores the central role women play in Bahrain's Arab Spring, challenging Western stereotypes about women in conservative Middle Eastern societies. She also examines the overly simplistic shiitake versus Sunni analysis characterizing the uprising. Throughout, Marlowe will highlight inspirational Bahraini pro-democracy activists, who continue their freedom struggle at great personal risk.

About the Lecturer: Jen Marlowe, is a Seattle-based documentary filmmaker, author, and human rights activist.