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Films & Schedules - OPEN YOUR EYES


Sun, Feb 21, 2016
at 3:30 PM (Whitsell Auditorium )
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DIRECTOR: Irene Taylor Brodsky - UNITED STATES

Living under the Himalayan sun, their eyes have slowly gone milky white. Manisara and Durga have cataracts, and their mountain home in Nepal has become a warren of darkness. Shot over three days, Open Your Eyes follows their extraordinary journey down the mountain for a chance to see again. (34 mins.)

50 Feet From Syria
Skye Fitzgerald | Portland  
For Dr. Hisham Bismar, a successful hand surgeon in the United States, images of wounded Syrian refugees flowing across international borders compels action. Hisham’s journey serves as a portal into a tragic conflict and remarkable people working to save lives at great personal risk. (39 min.)


Directors Irene Taylor Brodsky and Skye Fitzgerald in attendance. Join us after the screening for a reception with Irene Taylor Brodsky hosted by HBO.

Filmography: One Last Hug: Three Days at Grief Camp (2014), Saving Pelican 895 (2011), Hear and Now (2007)

Interests: Documentary Views.

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