Oct 20 | 7:00 pm
Bright Lights:Salma’s Home
Directed by Hanadi Elyan
Co-presented as part of the Boston Palestine Film Festival with the Boston Women’s Film Festival and the Roxbury International Film Festival
Three Arab women living in modern day Jordan must put their differences aside and work together in order to survive. Tangled in a family drama after Bakri dies, his two wives and his adopted daughter navigate his inheritance, finding out that the only way forward is to try and make peace with each other. Discussion with filmmaker and Emerson professor Hanadi Elyan following the screening.
Emerson Paramount Center
Bright Family Screening Room
559 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111
Oct 20, 2022 | 7:00 pm
Post Film Q&A
Discussion with filmmaker and Emerson professor Hanadi Elyan following the screening.
Proof of vaccination or a negative test is required for entry
In Arabic with English subtitles
About Bright Lights
The Bright Lights Cinema Series is presented by the Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College. The mission of the series is to create community through cinema and welcomes both Emerson faculty, students, and staff as well as the general public.