2018 Fall Film Series

A Separation – November 5th

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Middle Eastern Studies Program will round off the Fall Film Series with A Separation to highlight important art from the Middle Eastern region and to facilitate discussion about important contemporary issues.

The final film, “A Separation”, will screen Monday, November 5th, at 6 p.m. in the Student Services Center, Room 104. A married couple is faced with a difficult decision – to improve the life of their child by emigrating or staying in Iran to look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer’s disease. The film will be followed by a discussion.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm on (501) 683-7029 or ejwiebelhaus@ualr.edu

The Traveller (Le Voyageur) – October 15th

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Middle Eastern Studies Program will continue the Fall Film Series with The Traveller to highlight important art from the Middle Eastern region and to facilitate discussion about important contemporary issues.

The second film, “The Traveller”, will screen Monday, October 15th, at 6 p.m. in the Student Services Center, Room 104. A travel agent who has never traveled is sent on a business trip to Paris, only to find himself confronted by temptations he cannot handle. The film will be followed by a discussion.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm on (501) 683-7029 or ejwiebelhaus@ualr.edu

The Beauty & The Dogs – September 19th

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Middle Eastern Studies Program will continue the Film Series this Fall to highlight important art from the Middle Eastern region and to facilitate discussion about important contemporary issues.

The first film, “The Beauty & The Dogs”, will screen Wednesday, September 19, at 6 p.m. in the Student Services Center, Room 104. This film by Kaouther Ben Hania examines gender roles and sexual assault in post – 2011 Tunisia. The film will be followed by a discussion.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm on (501) 683-7029 or ejwiebelhaus@ualr.edu

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You can check out a list of previous films already shown here.