Middle East Studies

Comedy Film Series – Excuse My French [2014]

film poster

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Friedman Auditorium, Metcalf Research Building

Free and open to the public

Snacks provided

Middle East Studies Comedy Film series as part of the Center for Language Studies Foreign Flicks initiative. 

100 minutes
Arabic with English subtitles
Director: Amr Salama

After transferring from private to public school in Egypt, 12-year-old Hany makes an error in French class leading everyone to believe that he is Muslim when he is actually Christian. In an attempt to fit in, he goes along with the premise, his comical mishaps speaking to larger issues of class and religious identity in modern Egypt.