Past event

Under 35s Forum

Tora Bora: A Conversation with the Director

Chatham House, London


Speakers include:
Walid Al Awadi, Director, Tora Bora
Raffaello Pantucci, Associate Fellow, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR), King's College London
Chair: Rosheen Kabraji, Programme Manager, Asia Programme, Chatham House 


Tora Bora is the story of a Kuwaiti family who travel through Afghanistan to find the younger son they believe has been brainwashed by religious extremists. Director Walid Al Awadi will introduce his choice of clips and discuss what inspired him to choose this story, its link to actual events and what he hopes audiences will take away from the film.

The event is held in association with the London MENA Film Festival 2012.
 There will be a reception after the event.
 This is an Under 35s Forum event.