Browning Cinema

A Tale of Love and Desire (2021)

Thursday, February 23, 2023

General Admission

A Tale of Love and Desire (2021) Learning Beyond the Classics


Learning Beyond the Classics
Directed by Leila Bouzid
With Sami Outalbali, Zbeida Belhajamor, Diong-Kéba Tacu
Not Rated, 102 minutes, DCP
In French and Arabic with English subtitles.

Ahmed (Sami Outalbali), French of Algerian origin, grew up in the suburbs of Paris. At his university, he meets Farah (Zbeida Belhajamor), a young Tunisian woman, full of energy, who has just arrived in Paris. While discovering a corpus of sensual and erotic Arabic literature he never imagined existed, Ahmed falls deep in love with Farah, and although literally overwhelmed with desire, he tries to resist his emotions.

Free for ND, SMC, HC, and IUSB Students.

Sponsored by FACE Foundation, Albertine Cinémathèque, and Notre Dame Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.

Event Dates

Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 6:30 PM


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