Screening of Oriented on Apr.1, 2016 at 6:30p

Published on: March 28, 2016

wttr_orientedFriday April 1st, Room 6-120, 6:30 pizza, 7:00pm screening of… Oriented a feature documentary that follows the lives of three gay palestinian friends confronting their national and sexual identity in Tel Aviv. Khader is a Tel Aviv “darling” from a prominent Muslim mafia family living with his Jewish boyfriend David–a local LGBT nightlife impresario–and their dalmation Otis. Fadi is an ardent Palestinian nationalist who finds himself falling in love with an Israeli “Zionist.” Naim must confront his family with the truth about his sexuality. All three are conflicted by their desire for change in the face of a seemingly hopeless situation. Meanwhile, a war is brewing… Official film website: Q&A with David Shneer, University of Colorado, Boulder