Date(s) - 25/04/2018
8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
DEZIO, KALYANI NAGAR
LONG FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL | APRIL 2018
A PEINE J’OUVRE LES YEUX/As I Open My Eyes (2015)
by Leyla Bouzid
Drama ‧ 1h 42m
-Movie in French with English subtitles-
Wednesday 25th April | 8 PM | Dezio, Kalyani Nagar
A teenager is caught between the expectations of her traditional Tunisian family and the provocative political sentiments she expresses in her music. This music-filled, French-Tunisian production is set in Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution, and depicts the clash between culture and family as seen through the eyes of a young Tunisian woman balancing the traditional expectations of her family with her creative life, as the singer in a politically charged rock band. Director Leyla Bouzid’s feature offers a nuanced portrait of the implications of the Arab Spring on the lives of young people in the region, while also creating a complex story about a young woman using art to transform her reality.
In partnership with Institut Français and Dezio, Kalyani Nagar.