Film: Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s MUSTANG

Thursday, July 20, at 7 pm
4070 Vilas Hall

In rural Turkey, five free-spirited sisters are locked away by their ultra-conservative guardians after being caught cavorting with the local boys. Forbidden to leave their home, their only way back out into the world is through arranged marriage… or escape. A coming of age tale as pointed as it is perceptive, Director Ergüven’s captivating and astonishingly assured feature debut, which she co-wrote with Alice Winocur, received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. 

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Presented with the support of UW-Madison’s Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Language Institute (MEDLI) summer program June 19-August 11 and Institute for Regional and International Studies National Resource Center (IRIS NRC). (MK)

Free and open to the public!