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Wajib (15)

Showing on Wed 18 Mar

Showing times: 20:00 - 21:37

Cinema Duration: 1 hours 37 minutes
After years abroad in Italy, architect Shadi returns to his native Nazareth. But this is no spectacular homecoming: he’s back somewhat begrudgingly to honour his “wajib” (or duty) to hand out invitations to his sister’s wedding with his father, Abu Shadi, a long-time resident. Travelling around the city together in a car, often stuck in traffic, the simmering tensions between them build; with Shadi embodying the views of diasporic Palestinians who may remain politically engaged but grow naïve in their ideas about life back home; and his father, those of the realist negotiating the everyday compromises necessitated by life as an Arab in Nazareth.
Showing as part of the Chiltern Film Society season. In Arabic with English subtitles.

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Wed 18 Mar 20 20.00 - 21.37 Price Band A
Full Price - £7.50
Under 16 - £6.50
Student - £6.50
Over 60 - £6.50
Registered Disabled - £6.50
Unwaged/Jobseekers - £6.50
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