Middle East - North Africa Film Series

Captain Abu Raed --- 2008, dir. Amin Matalga, 102minutes

When an old airport janitor finds a captain's hat in the trash, he gets pulled into the lives of children in his poor neighborhood. He weaves imaginary stories of his world adventures to offer hope in the face of their harsh reality.

Open to the Washington University Community --- Discussion to Follow

Facilitated by Younasse Tarbouni, Senior Lecturer in Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures