Let's Talk About The Middle East Film Series

When: Tue., Jan. 30, 6-7 p.m. 2018

"Schenherazade, Tell Me a Story" (Egypt, 2009) This film highlights the intersections of corruption, misogyny, and gender and political oppression in Egypt in the twilight of Mubarak’s dictatorship. It follows the story of Hebba, the host of an evening political talk show, and her husband, Karim, the deputy director of a government-controlled newspaper, who attempts to manipulate his wife’s career to secure promotion. His success, however, leads to an even bigger indictment of the government he seeks to appease

Price: Free

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