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Today, we celebrate the birthday of Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki!
Nadine started her career behind the camera in 2007 when she premiered her directorial debut — Caramel — at the Cannes Film Festival. Before the release of Caramel (a comedy about five Lebanese women set in a beauty salon), Nadine primarily spent her time in front of the camera (starting with a Lebanese talent show TV series as a teenager). … read more.
Nadine Labaki’s 2011 film Where Do We Go Now? explores comedy and community as solutions to the pain that results from past violence. Its frame is turbulent, but the story that is told is ultimately optimistic, humorous, and hopeful. (HRM: 4/5)
Review by FF2 Intern Hannah Mayo
Where do we go Now? tells the story of an isolated village in an unnamed country (although it is assumed to be Lebanon) divided by half of its members’ identity with Christianity, and half to Islam.… read more.
This summer, Films on the Green 2019 has put together a lineup of films all focused on female directors in French & Francophone film in honor of acclaimed Agnes Varda (who died at age 90 on 3/29/19).
On Friday June 6th, FF2 Media® LLC partnered with Films on the Green to co-sponsor the screening of Nadine Labaki’s film Where Do We Go Now?… read more.