Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Wed March 28: FILM "The Syrian Bride"

Film--Film- Beyond Borders, the Immigrant Chimera- The Syrian Bride

Wed March 28
8:30 pm
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Audience: Open to the public
Cost: Free
Sponsored by: Global Studies Program

The Syrian Bride (Eran Riklis, 2004,97 minutes) Mona's wedding day was the saddest day of her life. She knew that once she crosses the border between Israel and Syria to marry Tallel, she will never be able to go back to her family in Majdal Shrams, a Druze village in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights. The story of Mona's wedding-the family, led by Hammed a strong -headed political activist, government officials, soldiers, police officers, Red Cross workers, Druze, Syrians and Israelis, focusing on Mona's older sister Amal, a modern woman trapped in traditions she wants to break away from
For more information, contact Veronica Dristas - 412-624-2918 dristas@ucis.pitt.edu

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