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Stars in Broad Daylight (15*) + ScreenTalk with director Ossama Mohammed

Syrian Arts and Culture Festival

Still image of a woman ready to eat a large mouthful of pudding from a spoon

A double wedding in a small village turns to high drama when one bride runs away and the other refuses to go on with her marriage.

Rife with biting humour and sharp political critique, Stars in Broad Daylight exposes how the violence of arbitrary and absolute power in a patriarchal society seeps into the unit of a family. The film remains banned from screening in Syria because of its subversive representation and critical voice. Selected at the ‘Quinzaine des Réalisateurs’ at the Cannes Film Festival in 1988.


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Syria 1988 Dir Ossama Mohammed 115 min

Syrian Arts and Culture Festival - SACF - is a multidisciplinary arts festival showcasing Syria’s vibrant arts and culture.

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