This interview was recorded in San Francisco on November 18, 2018 while Labaki and Mouzanar--who are married in real life--were promoting the film for Sony Pictures Classics. The film is set for its U.S. theatrical release on on December 14, 2018.
My interview with Nadine Labaki: https://soundcloud.com/arabology/nadinelabaki
My interview with Khaled Mouzanar at https://soundcloud.com/arabology/khaledmouzanar
This film has just been nominated for a Golden Globe award and has been selected as a candidate for the 2019 Oscar race. It also won the Prix du Jury at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival as well as "Best Foreign Language Film" at the 24th annual Critics' Choice Awards.
To watch the movie trailer, see https://youtu.be/ULUo0048xZE
Short video of Nadine Labaki and Khaled Mouanar greeting Stanford students + Arabology listeners in Arabic: https://youtu.be/dttkISpBjWM
With thanks to Sony Pictures Classics, The Arab Film Festival and The Arab Film and Media Institute.
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