Sands Films Cinema Club online: The Syrian Bride – 24 Nov 2020
JJoin Sands Films Cinema Club for an online presentation of a conventional melodrama from Israel by director Eran Riklis and starring Hiam Abbass. The particularity of this soap opera is that it is set in the Druze community in a remote part of the Golan Heights, on the UN guarded border between Israel and Syria
Tuesday 24th November | Online | 8pm
The Syrian Bride
The Syrian Bride is a 2004 film directed by Eran Riklis. The story deals with a Druze wedding and the troubles the politically unresolved situation creates for the personal lives of the people in and from the village. The movie’s plot looks at the Arab–Israeli conflict through the story of a family divided by political borders, and explores how their lives are fractured by the region’s harsh political realities.
The film has garnered critical acclaim and has won or been nominated internationally for several notable awards.
Testing the stream connection will be around 7.45, the presentation will start at 8.00 sharp and the film soon after. Join us, send comments and support us if you can.
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