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|Bay Area Premiere of film 'Habibi'|
|Date||Thursday May 10|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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Grand Lake Theatre
3200 Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
|penny [at] mecaforpeace.org|
Habibi, one night only! A poetic story of forbidden love, set in Gaza; a film that works towards universal human rights and challenges the stereotype of the oppressed Arab woman.
Directed by Susan Youssef, recently named number 25 of the "100 Most Powerful Arab Women"
WINNER: Best Film & Best Actress, Dubai International Film Festival
WINNER: Jury Prize, Cinema Novo Festival, Belgium
Media Today says "Youssef engraves the poetry of what makes a human a human, love."
Cosponsored by the Arab Film Festival
Benefit for the MECA Maia Project: Clean Water for the Children of Gaza
Also cosponsored by Arab Cultural & Community Center, Jewish Voice for Peace, US Palestinian Community Network, CODE PINK, Al Awda, Bay Area Women in Black, San Francisco Women in Black, International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network.