31st Jan 2017 6:10 pm – 8:10 pm
Directed by Mai Masri
In a welcome move Home Cinema, formally the Corner House, with be showing a film by a Palestinian director. Note that the Cinema is now located in the Home arts complex in Tony Wilson Place which is close to Deangate-Castlefield Metro link station.
Layal, a young newlywed Palestinian schoolteacher is arrested after being falsely accused and sentenced to 8 years of prison. She is transferred to a high security Israeli women’s prison where she encounters a terrifying world in which Palestinian political prisoners are incarcerated with Israeli criminal inmates. When she discovers she is pregnant, the prison director pressures her to abort the baby and spy on the Palestinian inmates ….
Running time 1h 43min
31st Jan 2017 6:10 pm – 8:10 pm Home Cinema, Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN