Date of the Event:
Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Bay Area Premiere of the film, HABIBI
Thursday, May 10, 7pm
A poetic story of forbidden love, set in Gaza; a film that works towards universal human rights and challenges the stereotype of the oppressed Arab woman.
Directed by Susan Youssef,
who has recently been named number 25 of the "100 Most Powerful Arab Women"
Watch the trailer!
Grand Lake Theatre
3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland
Tickets $10, available at the door
Habibi just won the BEST FILM & BEST ACTRESS Awards at the Dubai Internatinonal Film Festival -- as well as the jury prize at Cinema Novo Festival in Belgium, the Camera Novo!
Co-sponsored by the Arab Film Festival!
Benefit for MECA's Maia Project: Clean Water for the Children of Gaza, 510-548-0542, www.mecaforpeace.org