film@BirrTheatre: As I open my eyes
Language: French. À peine j'ouvre les yeux gives us a look at Tunisian youth on the eve of the Jasmine Revolution as they are pulled in all directions by conflicting forces.
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre
14th March 2017 at 8:00 pm
Farah is a young woman at a crossroads. Her medical-school application has just been accepted, and nothing could please her mother, Hayet, more — but Farah's passion is for music, and her underground band is just beginning to get noticed. Their music blends rock with daring lyrics that have the raw poetry of spoken word. Soon enough, the police are alerted to the band's subversive performances and begin to harass them, and when Farah is detained and interrogated, she realizes that one of her friends is a snitch