Access To The Danger Zone
Film & Conversation ~ An evening with Doctors Without Borders in Steamboat Springs.
See the documentary "Access To The Danger Zone." After the film, join Steamboat Springs Doctors Without Borders volunteers Laraine Martin (South Sudan) and Joanne Erickson (Uganda) for a Q&A about their experiences. They will be joined by other former Doctors Without Borders volunteers from around Colorado, including Louana George, a midwife who did missions in Liberia and Darfur and remains active in monitoring and upgrading all Doctors Without Borders policies and procedures for maternal health and child birth, and Brian Dierks, a logistician who has worked in China, Ethiopia and South Sudan and who is preparing to head out on his fourth mission.
About the film
Directed by Peter Casaer and narrated by Daniel Day-Lewis, this documentary provides a harrowing look at the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid in armed conflicts. “Access to the Danger Zone” explores the strategies that Doctors Without Borders uses to save lives in the world’s worst war zones, including Afghanistan, Somalia and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Interviews with key experts from Doctors Without Borders, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations are accompanied by dramatic footage shot in the these countries in 2011 and 2012.
Watch the trailer
Run time: 70 min.
About Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural and man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in nearly 70 countries.