Film Screening: “Le Grand Voyage”
When: Monday, November 29 at 6:00 pm
Where: Birge Hall, Room B-302
As part of fall semester’s Middle East Film Series, we will be screening “Le Grand Voyage” tonight at 6:00 pm in Birge B-302. “Le Grand Voyage” follows the story of Reda, a college student who agrees to accompany his father on a pilgrimage to Mecca. The characters struggle with a wide cultural and generational gap, but they embark on a life-changing road trip through France, Italy, Serbia, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.
Admission is free for all films — please see below for our complete schedule:
Le Grand Voyage (November 29)
Daughter of Keltoum (December 14)
These movies were produced in a variety of countries, and they address important issues such as religion, gender dynamics, and the lives of children in conflict zones.