Film screening: Your Dark Hair Ihsan

Nissan Lecture Theatre

Film screening: Your Dark Hair Ihsan

Monday, 17 October 2005 - 9:00pm
Venue: 
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Speaker(s): 
TALA HADID (Academy Award-Winning Director)

Your Dark Hair Ihsan, follows a young Moroccan man who returns to his natal city in Northern Morocco when he receives a phone call informing him that his mother has died. Hadid cuts between this contemporary journey and childhood scenes of the boy and his widowed mother, Ihsan, as she tries to negotiate a better life for him.

Winner of the Silver Medal of the 32nd Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Student Awards and the 2005 Columbia Film Festival Cinecolor Award.