2015. France/Turkey. Dir: Deniz Gamze Ergüven. With Gune? ?ensoy. 97 min.
Five sisters in a Turkish village strive for independence after their conservative caretakers restrict them to their home. As much an escape film as a coming-of-age tale, Ergüven’s Oscar-nominated debut examines with clarity and compassion the effects of patriarchal oppression on spirited young women.
Do you want a lil more poetry in your life? Here’s an event for you!
Jess Rizkallah is a Lebanese-American writer / illustrator / coffee slinger living and often performing poems in Boston, where several people on the facebook event are sad this event is not taking place.
Jess is a recent graduate from Lesley University who publishes chapbooks with lots of other cool humans at Pizza Pi Press & is the founder and editor of Maps for Teeth, a blog and literary magazine about “heritage, culture, community, hometown, neighborhood, environment – anything or place from the outside that has found its way in.”
Jess’ poetry is published in some places on the internet and on paper but she’s most proud of being featured next to her Jido’s rocking chair. Expert Emotional Crier Because Whales. Official Friend To Anyone With A Story They Want To Tell About Grandparents. She make zines and wants to read yours.
there will be POEMS, elephants, and probably FOOD
Date: Thursday, March 31 Time: 6:30-8PM Place: Malcolm X House FB