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Adios Carmen

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Adios Carmen

Available March 3 at 10:00 amMarch 10 at 11:59 pm ONLY

It’s 1975. Ten-year-old Amar lives in a village in northern Morocco with his violent uncle, eagerly awaiting the unlikely return of his mother, who has left him for Belgium. He finds a much needed friend in his neighbor, Carmen, a Spanish exile from the Franco regime. Their unlikely friendship develops through the bond of cinema, and sheds light on the ancient and complicated story that connects Spaniards and Moroccans. Adios Carmen invokes such Italian classics as Il Postino and Cinema Paradiso.

Pricing/Film Availability Info: Admission to the series will be sold either as an all-access pass or a la carte, available in the JBFC Virtual Marquee. Pricing is $65 (members), $75 (nonmembers) for the all-access pass or $10 (members), $12 (nonmembers) per film. All film programs will be available to stream for the entire length of the series—films will become available at 10:00am on March 3 and will be open to stream for a week until 11:59pm on March 10. Once a film is started, pass holders will have 48 hours to finish, regardless of when in the series they start the film. Certain films in this series can and may sell out, so we encourage ticket and pass purchasers to secure their access by unlocking their films ASAP. Series passes and tickets will go on sale 2/24.

Tickets: $10 (members), $12 (nonmembers)

This film is part of the Contemporary Arab Cinema 2021 series.



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