Arabic Film Series‌

 

The Insult - Wednesday, February 20 at 6PM

This 2017 film by the important director Ziad Doueiri was nominated as Best Foreign Language Film in the Academy Awards. A courtroom drama, it explores the tense relationship between Lebanese Christians and Palestinian refugees and considers how both groups can overcome the traumas of the Lebanese Civil War (1975 to 1990).


Rana's Wedding - Thursday, March 28 at 6:30PM

This 2002 movie by director Hany Abu-Assad is set in Jerusalem and considers what happens to love amid soldiers and checkpoints

 

The screening will be shown in the MLL Conference Room (Merrick 210-01) with English subtitles.