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Film Screening: “Under the Same Sun” with Sameh Zoabi in attendance

February 22, 2017 | 6:30 pm

The film is set in the near future and it looks back on how peace was made between Israelis and Palestinians. It is the story of two businessmen – one Palestinian and one Israeli – who struggle to set up a solar energy company. The film tells how they handle the hostility for collaboration from their respective communities. Filmmaker, Sameh Zoabi, will be in attendance. This event is the second in a series titled: “Language and Cultural Encounters: Arabs & Jews.” Parking is available in Cobb Deck. For more information, please email Hanna Sprintzik at

This event is sponsored by the Department of Asian Studies, the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, the UNC Program for Peace, War, and Defense, Carolina Seminars, and the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies.


February 22, 2017
6:30 pm
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