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In Between/Bar Bahar

In Between/Bar Bahar

Event Type: screenings, narrative film, world

Thu Apr 13 7:30pm
$10, $7 mbrs. | + $3 at the door General Public tickets › Members tickets ›


Overview In Between/Bar Bahar

Dir Maysaloun Hamoud | 2016 | 96 min | Hebrew & Arabic w/ English Subtitles

IN BETWEEN is a witty and buoyant comedic drama about three independent young Palestinian women living in Tel Aviv struggling to find their way through Arab-Israeli culture, nightlife, and identity. Maysaloun Hamoud's debut feature is a dazzling and intelligent portrait of this often overlooked demographic. Caught between hometown tradition and big-city abandon, these women often pay a heavy price for what seems a given to many: the freedom to work, party, and choose their own lifestyle. Leila, a criminal lawyer from a bourgeois secular Muslim family, works during the day and parties at night. Her roommate Salma is a lesbian DJ from a “liberal” Christian family. When Nour, a pious Muslim girl, becomes their new roommate, things become even more complicated, bringing the three together as they find a way to survive with grace and humor.

A first-of-its kind portrait of young women, Palestinian citizens of Israel, living and loving in Tel-Aviv. It captures their daily duality, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle of freedom.  

7:30pm | $10, $7 mbrs. | + $3 at the door

Praise for IN BETWEEN:

"While films and TV series about the trials and tribulations of female friends living, loving, and working in a big city may be fairly common, Arab-Israeli writer-director Maysaloun Hamoud refreshes the genre’s tropes with her energetic feature debut “IN BETWEEN.”"- Alissa Simon, Variety

"After watching Maysaloun Hamoud’s sparkling, taboo-breaking first feature IN BETWEEN (Bar Bahar), audiences will have to seriously update their ideas about the lifestyle of Palestinian women in Israel.”- Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter

“IN BETWEEN’s central trio also illuminates the firm bond between women under threat from the same forces…. [and] provides a glimpse of the battle faced by women of a younger generation with a crucial fighting spirit.”- Sarah Ward, Screen Daily

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