Mustang by Deniz Gamze Ergüven
Part of the “Cinema of Resistance” Film Series presented by The Maison Francaise
October 23, 2017 • 6:30-9PM
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, BUELL HALL, EAST GALLERY
This event will include a film screening followed by a panel discussion with Alessia Palanti and curator Nora Philippe. Film will be subtitled in English. Event is free and open to the public.
About the Film
It is the beginning of summertime in the Turkish countryside. When five orphan sisters are seen innocently playing with boys on the beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them, while forced marriages are arranged. They all resist the best they can.