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Damascus With Love

Film Showing in English as Part of the Film and Reading Series Between Marrakesh and Mashhad

Feature film, Syria 2010, 91 min, directed by: Mohamad Abdul Aziz, original Arabic version with English subtitles

Shortly before her planned immigration to Italy, Syrian Jew Hala learns that her long-lost love, Nabil, is still alive. She returns to the ancient city of Damascus and from there goes on a poetic and sometimes absurd journey through Syria in search of the love of her life. On her way, she discovers not only her own past, but also the past and the beauty of her country.

Past event

Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The W. M. Blumenthal Academy is marked in green

Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
Klaus Mangold Auditorium
Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin (Opposite the Museum)

Feature film Damascus With Love, directed by: Mohamad Abdul Aziz, Syria 2010, 91 min, original Arabic version with English subtitles

The tragicomic road movie was completed shortly before the outbreak of the Syrian civil war and is a plea for a multiconfessional, multicultural Syria.

As a prelude Viola Shafik, filmmaker, curator, and film expert will hold a talk entitled Film, Confessionalism, and Nostalgia.

Where, when, what?

  • When 9 March 2017, 7 pm
  • Where W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
    Klaus Mangold Auditorium

    Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
    (Opposite the Museum)

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