Remarkable, perceptive, brilliantly executed film. Must see. -- Framework
Sold from her home in the Atlas Mountains to a petty criminal traveling with his girlfriend, orphan Aïcha plans her escape. This closing film of Mizna’s Twin Cities Arab Film Festival tells a moving story about politics, compassion, and hope as the journey takes them across Morocco, Istanbul, and the plains of Kurdistan. 2015, DCP, in Arabic and French with English subtitles, 93 minutes.
Copresented with Mizna’s Twin Cities Arab Film Festival.
Reception with Director Tala Hadid
Sunday, November 8, 5–7:30 pm
$40 ($30 Walker members, Narrow Frame of Midnight ticket holders, Arab Film Festival pass holders, students, and seniors)
Garden Terrace Room
Between screenings, join the director at a reception, including a musical performance by Syrian oud master Essam Rafea. Tickets to this event are available from Mizna. Proceeds benefit Syrian refugees.