As I Open My Eyes
As I Open My Eyes gives us a look at Tunisian youth on the eve of the Jasmine Revolution as they are pulled in all directions by conflicting forces: disenchantment, fear,... Read more
As I Open My Eyes
Directed by Leyla Bouzid
As I Open My Eyes
As I Open My Eyes depicts the clash between culture and family as seen through the eyes of a young Tunisian woman balancing the traditional expectations of her family with her creative life as the singer in a politically charged rock band. Director Leyla Bouzid's musical feature debut offers a nuanced portrait of the individual implications of the incipient Arab Spring.
New York Times Critics' Pick "Ms. Medhaffar has the charisma, if not the voice, of the young Joan Baez." -New York Times
"Best fictional film yet about the Arab Spring." -Indiewire
"Showcases a stand-out lead performance by first-timer Baya Medhaffar." -Variety
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|Cinema 320||Worcester||MA||1477972800November 1 - November 6, 2016|
|Arabian Sights Film Festival||Washington||DC||1477022400October 21, 2016|
|Laemmle Royal Theatre||Los Angeles||CA||1475812800October 7 - October 13, 2016|
|Orca's Island Film Festival||Eastsound||WA||1475812800October 7 - October 10, 2016|
|Miami Dade College Tower Theater||Miami||FL||1475726400October 6 - October 12, 2016|
|Varsity Theatre Ashland||Ashland||OR||1475208000September 30 - October 6, 2016|
|Vancouver Int'l Film Festival||Vancouver||BC||1475121600September 29 - October 14, 2016|
|Twin Cities Arab Film Festival||Minneapolis||MN||1475121600September 29, 2016|
|Bijou Film Board||Iowa City||IA||1474257600September 19, 2016|
|Jacob Burns Film Center||Pleasantville||NY||1474171200September 18, 2016|
|Lincoln Plaza Cinema||New York||NY||1473393600September 9 - September 22, 2016|
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