Middle East Film Series: Barakah Meets Barakah (2015)


Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:30pm to 9:00pm


Science Center, Hall A, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Middle East Film Series presents

A screening of Barakah Meets Barakah (Saudi Arabia, 2015).Barakah Meets Barakah

Directed by Mahmoud Sabbagh, Saudi Arabia’s first rom-com features comedian and social-media superstar Hisham Fageeh as a mild-mannered civil servant who runs up against his society’s strict mores when he sets out to romance the outspoken daughter of a wealthy couple. Independently produced and directed, Barakah Meets Barakah was picked as Saudi Arabia's second-ever Foreign Language Oscar submission. View the trailer here.

RSVP required: http://bit.ly/2l3eHUA.

Sponsors: Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Contact: Chris Mawhorter (MEI)