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Film Screening: “Hadewijch”

20-year-old Céline is expelled from a nunnery for her over-zealous faith and returns to the secular world where she meets rebellious teenager Yassine and his older brother, Nassir, whose religious fervor mirror’s Céline’s own. Hadewijch explores the relentless pursuit of faith in both Christianity and Islam—and what drives certain believers to acts of extreme violence. The film will be screened in French with English subtitles. Refreshments will be served at 6:30pm and the screening is at 7:00pm.


Please visit here for the film trailer. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Maury Bruhn (


Part of the The Tournées Festival, a program of FACE (French American Cultural Exchange), in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

Thu Feb 14 11:30pm – Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:30am GMT (no daylight saving)
Nelson Mandela Auditorium FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-CH (map)