Dark comedy explores Palestine-Israel conflict, March 28
Posted March 14, 2003; 10:39 a.m.
"Divine Intervention," an award-winning dark comedy that explores the Palestine-Israel conflict, will be shown at 8 p.m. Friday, March 28, in McCosh 10.
Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman wrote, directed and stars in "Divine Intervention," which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Suleiman plays a screenwriter burdened with a sick father and an unrequited love affair with a beautiful Palestinian woman living in Ramallah. An Israeli checkpoint on the Nazareth-Ramallah road forces the couple to rendezvous in an adjacent parking lot.
The free screening is sponsored by the Global Issues Forum , which will hold a discussion after the film.
For more information, contact Taufiq Rahim .
Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601