Free NYC Screening of THE ATTACK

Public Event

Free NYC Screening of THE ATTACK

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | 7:00 pm

1350 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY

Directed by Ziad Doueiri
Written by Doueiri and Joëlle Touma

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Sundance Institute, Cohen Media Group and the Muslim Public Affairs Council present a screening and reception for The Attack

Amin Jaafari is an Israeli Palestinian surgeon, fully assimilated into Tel Aviv society.  He has a loving wife, an exemplary career, and many Jewish friends.  But his picture perfect life is turned upside down when a suicide bombing in a restaurant leaves nineteen dead, and the Israeli police inform him that his wife Sihem, who also died in the explosion, was responsible.  Convinced of her innocence, Amin abandons the relative security of his adopted homeland and enters the Palestinian territories in pursuit of the truth. Once there, he finds himself in ever more dangerous places and situations.  Determined, he presses on seeking answers to questions he never thought he would be asking. (Rated: R / Run time:102 minutes)

Please RSVP to donna@cohenmedia.net

The Attack opens in NYC on June 21 and in LA on June 28, with a national rollout to follow.

This film was supported by the Sundance Institute Feature Film Program, with additional support from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.