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Middle East Film Series: "Leila"

Event Type
Film Screening
CSAMES; Spurlock Museum
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana, IL
Nov 17, 2013   2:00 pm  
free and open to the public
Angela Williams
(217) 244-5939
Originating Calendar
CSAMES events

"Leila" (Iran 1997, 129 mins.), written, directed and produced by Dariush Mehrjui; Farabi Cinema Foundation. New York: First Run Features. Farsi with English subtitles. A wife in Iran who cannot have children is pressured by her in-laws into persuading her husband to take another wife so that he may have sons. A portrayal of the clash between tradition and modern marriage in Iran.

The film series is funded in part by a grant from the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language program, International Studies Division of the U.S. Department of Education.

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