Farouk Beloufa’s only feature film follows a group of leftist friends in Beirut in the early 1970s. Larbi, a young Algerian journalist reporting in Lebanon, is swept up in the whirlwind of events following the January 1975 battle of Kfarchouba. As Beirut sinks into chaos, Larbi meets a young singer, Nahla, who loses her voice in the middle of a performance at the Piccadilly theater. An exploration of war through photography and cinematography, Nahla is also a love story. Starring Yasmine Khlat and featuring a soundtrack composed by renowned Lebanese musician Ziad Rahbani. WEDS, 7 PM. $10.
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