Opening night is on sale!

Tickets for opening night 'Rock the Casbah' are on sale on the @JBFC_NY site! #arab #cinema 

Don't wait....the film will be followed by a reception during which we'll be able to chat and catch up!

This is a moving film by the very talented writer-director Laila Marrakchi, with a very special participation of the fabulous Omar Sharif. 

While Casbah plays more like a conventional French family saga, complete with sibling rivalries, sexual tensions and contentious inheritances, it continues to explore notions of class and culture in a country caught between Muslim traditions and ever-encroaching Western influences. ....the ensemble does a terrific job making the histrionics feel both plausible and affecting...