Whether you like romance, adventure, comedy, documentary, or drama, Riyadh to Detroit (and Beyond): A Student-Curated Middle Eastern and Middle East-American Film Series, co-sponsored by the California State University Long Beach’s School of Art and the CSULB Middle Eastern Studies Program, will capture your attention.
In this Oscar-nominated film, Omar, a young Palestinian freedom fighter, is tricked into confessing to the murder of an Israeli soldier. Forced to collaborate with investigators, his life and his blossoming romance with Nadja are ripped apart. The twists and turns of this thriller will leave you breathless. Written and directed by Hany Abu-Assad.
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