Co-presented with the Roxbury International Film Festival and the Boston Women’s Film Festival
Directed by Dina Amer, drama, English and Arabic with English subtitles, United States, France and Egypt, 91 minutes, 2022.
The true story of Hasna Ait Boulahcen, a woman who was falsely accused of being Europe’s first female suicide bomber. Cultural and intergenerational trauma erupt in this story about two sisters on the outskirts of Paris. After the siblings are torn apart, the eldest, Hasna, struggles to find her identity, leading to a choice that shocks the world. Director Dina Amer takes on one of the darkest issues of our time and deconstructs it in an intimate story about family, love, sisterhood, and belonging. Discussion with director Dina Amer and producer Sean Glass ‘09 to follow.
SCREENINGS WILL BE HELD ON THURS, FEBRUARY 23RD AT 7PM IN THE BRIGHT FAMILY SCREENING ROOM. DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM.
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