Featured image for “The Syrian Bride”
Shown: January 5, 2013 at 6pm

Director : Eran Riklis

Country : Israel

Release Date : 2004

Duration : 97 mins

Language : Arabic, Hebrew, Russian and French

Subtitles : Yes

A family deals with the typical anxieties of a wedding day while also confronting the political turmoil of the Middle East in this drama, a collaboration between Israeli and Palestinian filmmakers.  Poignant and humorous true story of a Druze woman in Israel determined to marry a Syrian man she has not met.

“It is written, directed and acted with real compassion and sympathy for the humanity of its characters, no matter who they are or on what side of these multiple issues they turn out to be.”  (Kenneth Turan – Los Angeles Times)