David & Layla
du cinéaste kurde américain, Jay Ronjoy
une histoire d'amour entre un Juif américain et une réfugiée kurde.
Washington DC Independent Film Festival, USA.
8 PM Saturday March 11- Closing Night screening of DAVID & LAYLA (Middle Eastern Flavors) at Carnegie Institution.
A New York independent film inspired by a true story. Star-crossed lovers David & Layla: Romeo & Juliet in New York with a twist - spice, comedy & politics...via Iraq, Kurdistan & Israel!
Before the film screening there will be a private ‘by invitation only' separate Film Reception from 6pm to 8pm followed by the screening in 350-seat cinema. Unlike the film screening for 350 open to all, the Film Reception is limited only to 100 for the Press, cast & filmmakers (tickets are complimentary. If you are truly Press or Culture or Human Rights activists, please email proof of your credentials to Justyna Bartkiewicz at Jbartkie@pukus.org. If they can add your name, you shall be sent email confirmation.
David is played by Hollywood actor David Moscow who last played vs. Jessica Alba in the film “Honey.” Layla is played by Hollywood Persian American actress Shiva Rose.
“… so overwhelming, it shouldn't be missed by anyone. Mix in sex, spice, Chaplin, Saddam, belly dancing, a Seder and a little of Romeo and Juliet and you might start getting a flavor for this film that will challenge, make you laugh out loud, and get a glimpse into the human forces that are shaping our times… “
Diverse film reviews at: IMDB User Comments: http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0424025/usercomments-index?