On August 2nd at 5:30 PM, watch the movie Incendies at cSPACE.
A 2010 Canadian drama film directed by Denis Villeneuve.
Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Incendies also won eight Genie Awards, including Best Motion Picture.
The story concerns Canadian twins who travel to their mother's native country in the Middle East to uncover her hidden past, tied in with a bloody civil war. Although the country is unnamed, the events in the film are heavily influenced by the Lebanese Civil War and in particular the story of prisoner Souha Bechara. The film was shot mainly in Montreal, with a few days spent in Jordan.
In French with FRENCH subtitles. This is a FREE activity!
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