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Bay Area Premiere of film 'Habibi'

Date/Time

May 10, 2012
07:00 PM until 09:00 PM

Description

Habibi, one night only! A poetic story of forbidden love, set in Gaza; a film that works towards universal human rights and challenges the stereotype of the oppressed Arab woman.

Directed by Susan Youssef, recently named number 25 of the "100 Most Powerful Arab Women"

WINNER: Best Film & Best Actress, Dubai International Film Festival
WINNER: Jury Prize, Cinema Novo Festival, Belgium

Media Today says "Youssef engraves the poetry of what makes a human a human, love."

Cosponsored by the Arab Film Festival

Benefit for the MECA Maia Project: Clean Water for the Children of Gaza

Cost

$10.00.

Location

View map Grand Lake Theatre
3200 Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Middle East Children's Alliance

Phone

510-548-0542

Contact name

Penny Rosenwasser

Contact email

penny@mecaforpeace.org

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