The Film & Digital Media Cinema Society is a quarterly screening series curated by graduate students. This quarter's theme is "Limits and Transgressions: Cinemas of the Middle East." The series will feature feminist, queer, and radical Middle Eastern films and video that successfully transgress geographical boundaries, religious laws, and gender and sexual “norms.”
Every Wednesday during Winter Quarter, 6:00pm-8:00pm.
Food and drinks will be provided.
January 10 - A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night by Ana Lily Amirpour, Iran 2014
January 17 - Mustang by Denix Gamze Ergüven, Turkey 2015
January 24 - Caramel by Nadine Labaki, Lebanon 2007
January 31 - Kiss Me Not on the Eyes by Jocelyn Saab, Egypt 2005
February 7 - Speed Sisters by Amber Fares, Palestine 2015
February 14 - Wadjda by Haiffa al-Mansour, Saudia Arabia 2012
February 21 - Jelyfish by Shira Geffen, Israel 2007
February 28 - A Gay Girl in Damascus by Sophie Deraspe, Syria 2015
March 7 - Music Videos from the Middle East
March 14 - Short Films (and Q&A with artists)
Image from performance "Vacuum" by Raeda Saadeh
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FREE and open to the public.
Parking at UCSC by permit or meter.
image credit: "Vacuum" performance by Raeda Saadeh