Cairo 678

When
Thu Oct 10, 2013
Where
San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema
Time
7:00pm
Cost
$10 - $13
Tags
Film Screening, Movies

Description

Three Cairene women from different backgrounds join together in uneasy solidarity to combat the sexual harassment that has impacted each of their lives. We begin on an overcrowded bus line, dreaded by Fayza as a daily site of humiliation and anguish. Responding to a self-defense talk by Seba, whose own assault has driven her marriage apart, Fayza fights backand soon has a police detective searching for her amid public panic. Meanwhile, Nelly, an aspiring comic, faces pressure from family to drop a lawsuit against her attacker. Mohamed Diabs deftly braided narrative tells a gripping, timely social tale through its patchwork of interconnected lives and deeds. Rob Avila

Location

  1. San Francisco Film Society | New People Cinema
    1746 Post St, San Francisco, CA