The moving animated film adaptation of the novel Les hirondelles de Kabou (The Swallows of Kabul) by Mohammed Moulessehoul, better known by his pen name Yasmina Khadra, will screen at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28 at the Peters Education Center Auditorium in the Student Recreation Center Building (west of Save Mart Center). Parking is free on Fridays after 4 p.m.
The film tells the touching story of Zunaira and Mohsen, a young couple deeply in love during the summer of 1998 in Kabul when Afghanistan was under Taliban rule. Despite the daily violence and misery, they hope for a better future. One day, a foolish gesture causes life to take an irrevocable turn.
In French with English subtitles. Sponsored by the French Program and the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures.