Tue, August 21, 2007 7:00 pm at Two Boots Pioneer Theater
Official Selection San Francisco International Film Festival
Followed by FREE PIZZA & BEER/SODA at the Den of Cin
Tickets: $10 Adults / $6.50 Pioneer Members
About the Film
SEEDS OF DOUBT / FOLGESCHÄDEN
Director: Samir Nasr, Egypt/Germany, 88 mins, German and Arabic with English subtitles
Tariq, a scientist specializing in virus research is an Algerian Muslim who lives with his German Christian wife Maya, a gifted graphic designer, and their young son in liberal Hamburg. Trust, tolerance and love have always characterized their relationship, allowing them to bridge their cultural and religious differences. But their relationship is challenged when the police suspect Tariq of being connected to one of the masterminds of the 9/11 attacks. Maya initially refuses to believe that the man she loves might be a terrorist sympathizer or even part of a ‘sleeper’ cell. But Tariq’s evasive reaction to being shadowed by the police leads Maya to be gripped by fears and doubts. The script is tight and the direction suspenseful as Nasr demonstrates how doubt and racial profiling take seed within the home.
About the Director
Samir Nasr was born in 1968 in Karlsruhe, Germany. He studied in Lybia and Egypt, and obtained his diploma in Business, Economics and Psychology at the Mannheim University in 1993. In 1994 he started to study at the Filmakademie Baden-Würtemberg in ‘scenario’ and ‘directing’. He was also freelancer for the Egyptian film magazine ‘El-Fann El-Sabbeh’. For his diploma he made the documentary ‘Nachttanke’ (Night service station), which received several awards.
For an interview with the director: http://www.qantara.de/webcom/show_article.php/_c-310/_nr-250/i.html
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This event is made possible in part through public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities/New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program, administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Last updated: 2007-12-08 13:23:57
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