Middle Eastern Film Festival Set Feb. 22-24

UALR’s Middle Eastern Studies Program presents a three-day film festival from 1:40 to 9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Feb. 22 to 24 in Ledbetter Hall A in the Donaghey Student Center.

The film festival is free and open to the public. A dozen feature films and documentaries focus on people throughout the Middle East.

Film descriptions can be found on the film festival’s website. Screening times are:

Monday, Feb. 22:  Lives Out of Place
1:40  The Place I Call Home (Egypt, 2007) 61 minutes
3:00  White Angel (Turkey, 2007) 115 minutes
5:15  Time for Drunken Horses (Kurdish/Iran, 2000) 80 minutes
6:45  Battle of Algiers (Algeria/Italy, 1966) 125 minutes

Tuesday, Feb. 23:  Character, Culture, and Conflict
1:40  Persepolis (Iran, 2007) 96 minutes
3:30  Zaman: The Man from the Reeds (Iraq, 2003) 77 minutes
5:00  We Loved Each Other So Much (Lebanon, 2003) 80 minutes
6:30  The Kite Runner (Afghanistan, 2007) 128 minutes

Wednesday, Feb. 24:  Through Women’s Eyes
1:40  Lemon Tree (Israel/Palestine, 2008) 106 minutes
3:30  Caramel (Lebanon, 2007) 96 minutes
5:15  Border Cafe (Iran, 2005) 105 minutes
7:15  Amreeka (US/Palestine, 2009) 96 minutes

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