Dina Amer · 2022 · Egypt, France, USA
90min · DCP
Playing Dec 3 through Dec 7
Cultural and intergenerational trauma erupt in this story about two sisters on the outskirts of Paris. After the siblings are torn apart, the eldest, Hasna, struggles to find her identity, leading to a choice that shocks the world. Director Dina Amer takes on one of the darkest issues of our time and deconstructs it in an intimate story about family, love, sisterhood, and belonging. Winner of over 30 film fest awards and executive produced by Spike Lee, Riz Ahmed, Spike Jonze, and Alma Har'el.
“An affecting and confident debut. A gripping and painful story of dislocation and belonging.” The Hollywood Reporter
“Tour-de-force filmmaking that defies conventions in its search for the truth about what makes us the people we are… Knockout work that refuses to toe the line of conventional thought.” CinEuropa