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Caramel, a Lebanese film is being presented at the Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst October 15,

Wednesday, School of Management Room 137   7:00 pm
Free and open to the public
Director: Nadine Labaki
Lebanon, 2007 (
95 minutes)

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Here is a little synopsis of the film:

“Caramel was distributed in over 40 countries, easily becoming the most internationally acclaimed and exposed Lebanese film to date. Audiences around the world have embraced the simple but effective story of five Lebanese women tackling forbidden love, binding traditions, repressed sexuality, the struggle to accept the natural process of age, and duty vs. desire. Labaki’s film is unique for not showcasing a war-ravaged Beirut but rather a warm and inviting locale where people deal with universal issues.”

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