Tunisian Film Screening: As I Open My Eyes

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Building 3, 3-333
33 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

The Center for Arabic Culture  & The Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries (AKDC@MIT), will present the 2015 Tunisian film As I Open My Eyes on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm in room 3-333 on the MIT campus.

Directed by Leyla Bouzid and staring Baya Medhaffer, the film tells the story of a young woman fronting a rock band on the eve of Tunisia’s “Jasmine Revolution.”  The screening is part of the “One Voice, Endless Change” Film Series of the CAC and AKDC@MIT.

The screening will be followed by an informal reception and panel discussion. 

Free and open to the public.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1662175080613708/

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures, Performing Arts

Events By Interest

Diversity/Inclusion, Arts/Music/Film, General

Events By Audience

MIT Community

Tags

Arab Spring, Tunisia, film, music, Arab World, Maghreb

Website

https://libraries.mit.edu/akdc/2020/0...

Department
MIT Libraries
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#akdc

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