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The first annual Middle Eastern Film Festival is sponsored by the Trinity Humanities Collective and the Departments of English, Political Science, History, Religion and Modern Languages & Literatures. Four films by women directors are celebrated, each introduced by local scholars in film or literature. All screenings are at 7pm and kick off with an opening reception at 6:30pm on Thursday, March 23.
Films in the festival include, Persepolis, a French and Iranian collaboration directed by Satrapi and Parronnaud. The film is introduced by Trinity University literature professor, Shaj Mathew, Ph.D. It screens on Thursday, March 23.
Cinema Sabaya is an Israeli film directed by Orit Rotem and introduced by UTSA professor of cinema, Robert Watson. It screens on Friday, March 24.
Mustang is a collaboration between Turkey and France, directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven. Shaj Mathew, Ph.D introduces the film. It screens on Thursday, March 30.
Sirens by Lebonese director Rita Baghdadi screens on the last day of the festival, Friday, March 30. It is introduced by Robert Watson.
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