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UNC International Film Series: "The Forgiveness of Blood"
Start Date: 10/18/2012Start Time: 9:15 PM
End Date: 10/18/2012End Time: 11:45 PM
This event recurs on a custom schedule.   Click here to see the series dates.

Event Description:
In a remote area of Albania, where the ancient ways of life never truly departed, a family is torn asunder by the revival of the Albanian practice of Gjakmarrja or Hakmarrja. Translated “blood-taking” or “revenge” in English, Gjakmarrja requires the preservation of family honor through the act of killing. The father and uncle of Nik (Tristan Halilaj) and Rudina (Sindi Lacej), the oldest son and daughter, are involved in the murder of a neighbor over a land dispute that involves their bread delivery service. A blood feud ensues that tears Nik and Rudina from their innocent lives and thrusts them into the world of adult revenge.

Admission: Free for UNC students, $3 for Non-students
Discount Pass (See a fifth film for free!) Purchase a pass for five movies for the price of four regular tickets! Passes can be purchased at the door before each show.

General Information: Non English-language films shown in the original language with English subtitles. Most films are shown in 35mm.
Location Information:
UNC Campus - Michener Library
Contact Information:
Name: Amber Chadderdon
Email: unc.ifs@gmail.com
The Forgiveness of Blood
Room #/Name
Lindou Auditorium 110
This event is open to:
  • Student
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni
  • Future Students
  • General Public
  • URL Link:
    www.unco.edu\ifs

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