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BAS Cinematheque

January 30, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Film: Sand Storm
Winner of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and Best Film of the 2016 Ophir Awards (Israel’s Oscars)

View on Netflix prior to discussion, then join a ZOOM DISCUSSION moderated by Stewart Crane and Gerry Gartenberg.

This powerful film depicts the tensions between modernity and tradition in a Bedouin family in the Negev desert in southern Israel. Layla is a modern Muslim woman in a conservative tribal culture who has a forbidden love affair that challenges the tradition-bound norms of her community and its way of life.

Watch trailer

Members see Weekly Calendar, dedicated email or Members side of the website for Zoom discussion registration link.



January 30, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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