Middle Eastern Studies Film Series to screen ‘Beauty and The Dogs’ Sept. 19

The UA Little Rock Middle Eastern Studies Fall Film Series will present a screening of “Beauty and The Dogs” Wednesday, Sept. 19.

The UA Little Rock Middle Eastern Studies Fall Film Series will present a screening of “Beauty and The Dogs” Wednesday, Sept. 19. 

The screening, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. in the Student Services Center Room 104. Light refreshments will be available. A discussion will follow the film.

“Beauty and The Dogs” is a 2017 French-Tunisian drama film directed by Kaouther Ben Hania. During the film, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, leaves a party after meeting the mysterious Youssef. A long night will begin, during which Mariam will fight for her rights and her dignity. The film explores the limits of democracy and gender equality in post-revolutionary Tunisia.

Contact Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm at ejwiebelhaus@ualr.edu or 501-683-7029 for more information.

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