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Film Screening: The Wedding Song [France, Tunisia]

Part of the 2010 Arab Film Festival at the Writer's Guild of America Theater in Beverly Hills.

Saturday, October 23, 2010
3:30 PM
Writer's Guild of America Theater
135 S. Doheny Drive
Beverly Hills CA 90211
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

In Nazi-occupied Tunis, Nour and Myriam—a Muslim and a Jew respectively—struggle to maintain their friendship as war further divides the city. Myriam wishes she could marry a man she loved, like Nour can, while Nour envies Myriam’s freedom to get an education. As the girls slowly draw apart they realize they need each other more than ever. This intimate film examines femininity and sisterhood in the Arab and Jewish cultures at a time when hate and violence threaten to take over.

 


Cost : For ticket information, visit http://arabfilmfestival.org/festival_schedule.php

Johanna Romero
(310) 825-1455
www.international.ucla.edu/cnes
romero@international.ucla.edu
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