Letters from Baghdad

Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:35pm more dates through September 9, 2017

Willard Straight Theatre Central Campus

w/ intro on Sep 7

Ithaca Premiere!

2016 > UK/USA/France > Directed by Sabine Krayenbhl, Zeva Oelbaum
With voice of Tilda Swinton
Called the female Lawrence of Arabia, Gertrude Bell's life as adventurer, diplomat and spy played a leading role in shaping the post-WWI Middle East. This documentary is cleverly framed as if it were being filmed in the 1920s, shortly after Bell's death. "The result is something that feels fresh and modern." (SF Chronicle) In English & Arabic. Subtitled. More at lettersfrombaghdadthemovie.com Cosponsored with the Dept of Near Eastern Studies.
1 hr 35 min Trailer Link: youtu.be/cecd0dHLMIM?list=PLMar3oNhkJuFrIybzyKt9lypu6atQY8Mk

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Event Type

Film

Departments

Cornell Cinema, Near Eastern Studies, Johnson Museum of Art, Archaeology Program

Tags

cascal, film, movie, tfdcin, Movies, Flora Rose, pma, FloraRose, hans bethe house, Near Eastern Studies, nescal, cashum

Website

http://cinema.cornell.edu/Fall2017/le...

Cost

$8.50 general, $6.50 seniors, $6 grads, $5.50 students and kids 12 & under

Group

Cornell Cinema

Contact E-Mail

taa39@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Teresa Alvis

Contact Phone

607-255-3522

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