March 14, 2011

Miral

film screening of Julian Schnabel's new film

A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict. Directed by Julian Schnabel, written by Rula Jebreal (scenario), based on the novel by Rula Jebreal, starring Freida Pinto, Hiam Abbass and Willem Dafoe.

The screening was followed by a talkback with Julian Schnabel, Rula Jebreal, Mona Eltahawy, Yonatan Shapira, and Rabbi Irwin Kula, moderated by Dan Rather.

Miral talkback at United Nations from Culture Project on Vimeo.

Press: Julian Schnabel Premieres Latest Film at the United Nations, George Whipple, NY1