List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2006-11-07

    Film - Karim's Harem - Middle East Film Series Fall 2006

    Bay Area - Peninsula Tuesday - November 7, 2006     07:30 PM

    Middle East Film Series Fall 2006
    Sponsored by Sohaib & Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies
    The Middle East Collection, SUL-AIR

    Nov 7: Karim's Harem
    (dir. Ali Idris, Egypt, 2005)
    When Karim's wife leaves him, he enlists the aid of his old college (girl) friends to help win her back. But they have their sights set on winning Karim for themselves.
    Nov 28: Le Harem de Mme Osmane
    (dir. Nadir Mokneche, France/Algeria, 2000)
    Set in Algeria on the eve of the civil war in 1993, Mme Ousmane exercises a casual dictatorship over the inhabitants of her apartment house, as all the women try to maintain a semblance of a peaceful existence against the backdrop of mounting violence and political unrest.
    Dec 5: Bachehaye Bad (Bad Kids)
    (dir. Alireza Davoudnejad, Iran, 2000)
    Two ne'er-do-well friends take a road trip to the Caspian Sea. On the way they meet a mysterious girl, whose seeming freedom and power fascinate them. As they learn her secret they discover the price she has paid.

    *Films will be shown in their original languages with
    English subtitles.

    *Hosted by David Giovacchini, Middle East Collection, SUL-AIR.

    *Free Admission. All welcome.

    All films will be shown in Piggott Hall, Rm 113 at
    7:30 PM.
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