The Circle Global Feminist series presents Under the Wire + Q&A
A powerful account of legendary Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy’s mission to Homs, Syria in February 2012. Their assignment was to cover the plight of trapped Syrian civilians under siege by their own government. Tragically, Colvin was killed when the international media centre was hit by Syrian Army artillery fire; despite being critically injured, Conroy had to a find way to make it out alive.
He is determined to continue telling the stories of the people he met during this assignment and their desperate situation caught in the middle of a conflict zone.
Journalist Zaina Erhaim who will join Paul Conroy for the Q&A after the screening.
Award winning Syrian journalist and feminist working as a senior media specialist with the Institute of War and Peace Reporting (IWPR). Zaina received the first Annita Auspurg award: Rebel Woman For Peace By WILFP, named the journalist of the year by Reporters without Boarders in 2015, one of the 100 Most Powerful Arab Women according to Arabian Business and the Unsung heroes of 2016 by Reuters Thomson.
The Q&A will be hosted by writer and actress Lorien Haynes.
7:00pm – Screening
8:45pm – Q&A with Paul Conroy
9:15pm – Paul Conroy Book Signing
- BBFC rating
- Running time
- 95 mins
- Other features
- Chris Martin