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Middle East Film Series: "Rana's Wedding"

Event Type
Film Screening
CSAMES; Spurlock Museum
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana, IL
Nov 10, 2013   2:00 pm  
free and open to the public
Angela Williams
(217) 244-5939
Originating Calendar
CSAMES events

"Rana's Wedding" (Palestine, 2007). Shot in parts of Palestine and its checkpoints, the film illustrates the tribulations of holding a simple wedding in an occupied territory. The film's protagonist is a young woman who only has ten hours to marry and must hurdle the barriers of roadblocks, underpaid and overworked government workers, Israeli soldiers and Palestinian stone-throwers.

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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