Arab Film Festival: Wedding in Galilee (Noce en Galilee)
A village elder receives permission for his son to have a traditional Arab wedding but only if the local Israeli commander attends.
- Sun., Mar. 15, 2009, 7:30 PM
- Family Theater
- 113 minutes
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This gentle but complex film is a classic of Arab cinema and the first Palestinian film to appear in the Cannes Film Festival. A village elder receives permission for his son to have a traditional Arab wedding but only if the local Israeli commander attends. In Arabic, with English subtitles.
Part of ARABESQUE: Arts of the Arab World
A. Huda and Samia Farouki
The State of Kuwait
The State of Qatar
The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Additional support is provided by the Ministry of Culture and Information, Kingdom of Bahrain; the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center; The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development; the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art; Alice and David Rubenstein; Saudi Aramco; the Ford Foundation; Elizabeth and Michael Kojaian; Elaine and Steve Wynn; Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley and Mr. Smith Bagley; The Laura Pels Foundation; and the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.Presented in cooperation with the League of Arab States.