PARISIENNE

Monday, March 21 | 7:30 PM

Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont

Directed by Danielle Arbid

France | 2015 | 120 min. | French & Arabic with English subtitles

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Parisienne

 

Preceded by a reception at 6:00 PM at the Studio Cinema, featuring French and Lebanese cuisine, as well as French wines courtesy of Barton & Guestier. A separate $28 admission is required; film screening tickets must be purchased separately. Purchase reception tickets here.

 

During the 90’s, nineteen year-old Lina moves in with her aunt and uncle in order to attend a university in Paris. She is alone and naive, with nothing but fear and her natural instinct for selfpreservation. She is looking for something she has never found in her home country of Lebanon: freedom. Arbid also directed Beirut Hotel, shown in 2012. Contains several brief sex scenes.

 

Speaker: Franck Salameh, Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies in the Department of Slavic and Eastern Languages & Literatures at Boston College.

Funded in part by a grant from

Mass Humanities - A Commonwealth of Ideas

 

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East Boston Savings Bank

 

Boston Portuguese Festival

 

Camoes Institute

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