International Film Series Presents 'Halaá la wayne' (Where Do We Go Now?)

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International Film Series Presents 'Halaá la wayne' (Where Do We Go Now?)

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Date and Time

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location

Institute for Peace & Justice, Room 220-A

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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Details

Building upon the rich promise of Caramel, director/writer/star Nadine Labaki conjures an ambitiously pacifying fable in which relations between Christian and Muslim men in a remote Lebanese village are strained by news of violence in the outside world. As the men square up for battle, the women conspire to maintain a fragile (and increasingly isolated) peace. Boasting vibrant performances and making splendid storytelling use of music and dance (I was reminded of Radu Mihaileanu's The Source), this bittersweet celebration of motherhood deftly blends wry satire with broad comedy while never losing sight of the tragedy of its subject matter. ~Mark Kermode, The Observer

In Arabic with English subtitles. Watch the trailer.

Post Contact

Randa Jad-Moussa
rmoussa@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4070

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