Screening of Salt of This Sea

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 - 6:00am

Annemarie Jacir

Screening of

Salt of This Sea
(2008, Annemarie Jacir)

Followed by discussion with the director, moderated by Ania Loomba

Annemarie Jacir is a Palestinian filmmaker and writer. She has been working in independent film since 1994 and has written, directed and produced a number of films including ‘A Post Oslo History’ (1998), ‘The Satellite Shooters’ (2001) and ‘Like Twenty Impossibles’ (2003). She is a founder and chief curator of the groundbreaking /Dreams of a Nation/ cinema project, and also works as a freelance editor and cinematographer. Recently listed in Filmmaker magazine as one of the top 25 New Faces of Independent Cinema, her work has screened in Cannes, Venice, Locarno, and Telluride.

“Salt of this Sea”, which premiered in the Cannes Film Festival this year to great acclaim is Jacir's first feature film. Starring Suheir Hammad and Saleh Bakri, the film has been praised as stunning, passionate, and yet restrained--a love story as well as a political exploration. For more information about “Salt of this Sea,” go to <http://tinyurl.com/bjjuqp

 

Annemarie Jacir

Screening of

Salt of This Sea
(2008, Annemarie Jacir)

Followed by discussion with the director, moderated by Ania Loomba

Annemarie Jacir is a Palestinian filmmaker and writer. She has been working in independent film since 1994 and has written, directed and produced a number of films including ‘A Post Oslo History’ (1998), ‘The Satellite Shooters’ (2001) and ‘Like Twenty Impossibles’ (2003). She is a founder and chief curator of the groundbreaking /Dreams of a Nation/ cinema project, and also works as a freelance editor and cinematographer. Recently listed in Filmmaker magazine as one of the top 25 New Faces of Independent Cinema, her work has screened in Cannes, Venice, Locarno, and Telluride.

“Salt of this Sea”, which premiered in the Cannes Film Festival this year to great acclaim is Jacir's first feature film. Starring Suheir Hammad and Saleh Bakri, the film has been praised as stunning, passionate, and yet restrained--a love story as well as a political exploration. For more information about “Salt of this Sea,” go to <http://tinyurl.com/bjjuqp>

 

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