Film screening “Lion of the Desert” TODAY
The Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Film Series is continuing with a fascinating movie on the story of Libyan bedouin resistance against Italian imperial occupation in 1929. Mussolini’s governor general encounters the resistance leader Omar Mukhtar in an asymmetrical war. An epic depiction of the face of colonialism in North Africa. The movie will be shown on Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. in Dunleavy 127, followed by a discussion.