The Syrian Bride  הכלה הסורית

Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 West Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Sunday, March 5, 2006, 7:00 pm
Mona's (Clara Khoury) wedding day could be the saddest day of her life. If she crosses the border to marry her fiance' (Dirar Suleiman), a Syrian TV star, she may never be able to return to Israel. It is a story of women and love in the religious, male-dominated Druze community.
Country: Israel
Release Date: 2004
Time: 96 minutes
Genre: Drama
Language: Hebrew, Arabic, French with English subtitles
Director: Eran Ricklis
Topics: Israeli Druzes, Love, Women in Israeli Society
Winner of Best Film, Montreal 2004; Best Actress (Hiam Abbass); Best Script and Jury Award - Bastia, Italy 2004.