Fri, Sep 20|
FREE - Friday Night Lecture and Movie Series: The Bellydancer and the Politician FIL
Join Mina of Shimmy 1x a month on Friday as she takes you on a journey through the Golden era of Arabian dance through movies, salacious stories, dance demos & games!
Time & Location
Sep 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
shimmy USA, 959 Lake Drive Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
About The Event
The Bellydancer and the Politician: A 1990 film starring Nabila Ebeid as Sonia Selim, a fictional superstar of Egyptian bellydance! Based on the novel by famous writer Ishan Abdel Quddous, the film explores themes of corruption, hypocrisy, and morality in modern Egypt when the famous dancer calls upon a former lover for a favor. This film runs 1 hour and 40 minutes, with a short introduction lecture and Q&A to follow.