Film Screening
West Beirut, 1998

In conjunction with the exhibition Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s
January 14–April 4, 2020

Against the turmoil of Lebanon’s 1975 Civil War, this largely autobiographical coming-of-age drama, written and directed by Ziad Doueiri, follows an Arab family struggling to survive as their world is blown apart. Lebanon, 105 min., color. In Arabic and French with English subtitles. Introduced by Moné Makkawi, PhD Candidate in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, NYU.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and Grey Art Gallery.

Starts 2/25/20 6:30 pm
Ends 2/25/20 8:30 pm
Location Silver Center, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place, or 31 Washington Place for wheelchair access)
Cost Free of charge

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Program Types: Film Screening