ArteEast, in partnership with the Arab American National Museum,
Arab Film and Media Institute and Cinetopia Film Festival
is pleased to present the latest screening in the
Employing impressive cinematic techniques and anchored by a tour-de-force performance from newcomer Mariam Al Ferjani, Beauty and the Dogs presents a gripping moral conundrum surrounding two young Tunisians. When Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, is raped after leaving a party, she is propelled into a harrowing night in which she must fight for her rights and her dignity. Based on a true story, Beauty and the Dogs tells an urgent, unapologetic and important story head-on.
Immediately following the screening will be a talkback with guests TBA.
Beauty and the Dogs (2017) dir. Kaouther Ben Hania
Free with RSVP/suggested donation;
2017 / 100 minutes / Rated R for Adult References, Explicit Language and Sensitive Subject Matter / Drama / Arabic with English Subtitles
*Please be advised that this program contains sensitive subject matter related to the discussion of sexual violence and mental and emotional abuse, that may be triggering to some.*
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