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AFS Presents: WHERE DO WE GO NOW?

February 25, 2016 @ 7:30 pm

DIRECTED BY NADINE LABAKI

France, Lebanon, Egypt and Italy, 2011, 35mm, 110 min
In Arabic, Russian and English with English Subtitles

For centuries the Muslim and Christian inhabitants of a small Lebanese village have lived in relative peace and harmony, but the wars from the outside world have begun causing strife and distrust among the men. Honor elicits retaliation for the slightest effrontery. The cemetery, with a Muslim side and a Christian side, speaks eloquently of the heartache and loss caused by such misguided pride. Using different tactics than the sexual solution found by the women of Aristophane’s Lysistrata – fed up with the warring ways of their men – the women of Labaki’s seriocomedy find a wide array of means to curb their men’s hair-trigger responses to perceived slights and erase the differences precariously dependent on religion. WHERE DO WE GO NOW? has won awards at various international film festivals, including Cannes and Toronto.

BUY A SERIES PASS, GOOD FOR ALL FOUR FILMS IN THE CHILDREN OF ABRAHAM/IBRAHIM 10: FILMS OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND BEYOND SERIES
You can buy tickets to all four films at a discount (one film free)! Series passes are only available until the beginning of the first show (Febuary 4th)

Details

Date:
February 25, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm

Venue

Austin Film Society
6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States

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