Film: Amreeka

Date, Time & Location Fri 26 Nov 2010, 6pm, Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row S1 2BX
Details The adventures of Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, with dreams of the future in the promised land of small town Illinois. As her son navigates high school hallways the way he used to move through military checkpoints, the indomitable Muna scrambles together a new life cooking up falafel burgers at the local White Castle. Directed by Cherien Dabis, the film is part of the Cinema Palestino season. Entry £5. The Showroom are doing a £20 offer to see all Cinema Palestino films over the weekend, the Showroom restaurant is putting on Palestinian food all the weekend with a £25 deal for a meal for two including a bottle of wine and two tickets to a film. 50% of the net profits from the season will be donated back to children's projects sponsored by Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign