Films and Faith Weekend Screening: Ajami


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Browning Cinema

A young Palestinian dreams of a future with his Jewish girlfriend, a Jewish police officer desperately searches for his missing brother, a Palestinian immigrant struggles to earn money to save his ailing mother. Set in the Ajami neighborhood of Jaffa, an Israeli community in which Palestinians, Israeli Arabs, Christians, and Jews try to coexist, this powerful crime drama examines the intersecting lives of its diverse residents. The film is directed by Scandar Copti and Yanar Shani. Trailer

This film is part of Films and Faith Weekend 2011’s Interfaith Series. Additional film screenings will be shown in the same location and are as follows:

February 25, 2011, 7:00 p.m., Vision
February 26, 2011, 9:30 p.m., A Serious Man

Tickets are: $6 general admission, $5 faculty/staff, $4 seniors, and $3 all other students. To purchase tickets, call the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center ticket office at 574.631.2800 or go online to

Sponsored by the University of Notre Dame; Department of Film, Television, and Theatre; and Department of Theology