Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 — Middle Eastern Films

Contact: Erik Esckilsen, esckilse@champlain.edu, 651-5972, or Gary Scudder, scudder@champlain.edu

Where and when:

Oct. 21 — Alumni Auditorium, MATINEE SCREENING — 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Lemon Tree poster

Lemon Tree

(Israel, 2008, Dir. Eran Riklis)

Synopsis: The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.  From the Internet Movie Database

Where and when: Oct. 22, Alumni Auditorium, 7-9 p.m.

Offside

Offside

(Iran, 2006, Dir. Jafar Panahi)

Synopsis: In this story of the struggle of women in a country that excludes them from entering the stadiums, Iranian woman disguise themselves a men to attend a World Cup qualifying match

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