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Films & Schedules - LEBANON

GHADI

Sun, Feb 8, 2015
at 6:30 PM (Cinema 21)
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Sun, Feb 15, 2015
at 3:30 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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GHADI

DIRECTOR: AMIN DORA - LEBANON

Lebanon’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar submission is a gently barbed social satire about bigotry and redemption that unfolds in a traditional Lebanese coastal town. After having two daughters with his childhood sweetheart Lara, a beloved music instructor Leba has a son. Unfortunately, Ghadi is born with Down syndrome and the loud noises he makes trying to imitate his father’s singing start to take a toll on the neighbors. Without much understanding of the disability, the village people start calling the boy a “demon” and try to evict him from the town. Unwilling to send his son to an institution,...

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