Dalya's Other Country has a lot of screenings taking place over the next 2 weeks in North Carolina, New Jersey, Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia, and Pennsylvania, beginning Monday, October 9th!
This Sunday, Oct 22nd in Bethlehem, PA— Dalya's Other Country is screening at 3:30pm at Respect Graduate School's inaugural conference, "Islam in America: Civic and Religious Youth Identity, with Dr. Ingrid Mattson."
PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for attending the conference, but the general public can attend the film screening (only) for free.
DETAILS: "Dalya's Other Country" follows the lives of young Dalya and her mother Rudayna who flee the war in Syria to start n...ew lives in Los Angeles during a politically tumultuous time for Muslims in the US. Now Dalya is faced with restarting her life as the only Muslim student at an American Catholic School, while Rudayna copes with becoming a single mother in a foreign land. Can this mother and daughter remake themselves while holding on to their Islamic traditions?
WHAT: Screening of "Dalya's Other Country" and discussion.
WHEN: 3:30-5:00pm, Sunday, October 22, 2017
WHERE: Respect Graduate School, 2200 Industrial Drive, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18017
More details, and to register: facebook.com/events/1401580013274528/
"This fine film captures both the trials and the rewards of merging two cultures." —Candace Smith
The screening takes place at the Historic Christ Church & Carriage House starting with a Reception with director Julia Metlzer at 6 p.m. and the Film Screening at 7 p....m. followed by a Q&A with Julia. Free admission and parking.
"With Dalya’s Other Country... Meltzer continues her exploration of Syria by providing an intimate portrait of its diaspora. Through the unfiltered honesty of Dalya and her mother, Rudayna, the film reveals how family can become a home away from home." —Drew Tewksbury, LA Weekly
Tonight 7pm- Dalya's Other Country screens in Rector Little Theatre inside Conway Boatman Chapel at Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky. Director Julia Meltzer will be present for a Q&A! RSVP: facebook.com/events/716412618556092
As part of our Southern Circuit Tour, today at 2pm ET, the The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, Kentucky is hosting a screening of Dalya's Other Country with director Julia Meltzer and co-producer Mustafa Rony Zeno!
Photos from last night's screening of our film at Longleaf Studios in Jacksonville, Alabama, with our co-producer Mustafa Rony Zeno. Thank you to Longleaf Studios and South Arts' #SouthernCircuit Tour! #DalyasDoc
"I am the only hijabi cosplayer within my community, but I think that it is something that is growing and spreading, and a lot more hijabi cosplayers are coming out and doing what they do, and I really enjoy that. I really like seeing it."
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In case you missed it, last night in Jacksonville, Alabama, Longleaf Studios hosted a Q&A with co-producer Mustafa Rony Zeno during our #SouthernCicuit Tour. Watch below 👇 or here 👉 http://bit.ly/2xDuOAg
Tonight— We screen at The Ritz Theatre in Sheffield, Alabama at 7pm! Dalya's Other Country's director Julia Meltzer and co-producer Mustafa Rony Zeno will be in attendance as part of our Southern Circuit Tour.
WHERE: The Ritz Theatre, 111 W. 3rd St., Sheffield, AL
WHEN: Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00pm
More info: tvaa.net/plays/film-program.html