On Sunday, February 9 , 2020, at 10:00 a.m., Cinema Art Bethesda will present the Norwegian film, What Will People Say. The film is 106 minutes long and in Norwegian with English subtitles. It was released in 2018 and won 14 awards including the Audience Award at the AFI Festival.
Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha’s two worlds brutally collide. To set an example, Nisha’s parents decide to kidnap her and place her with relatives in Pakistan. Here, in a country she has never been to before, Nisha is forced to adapt to her parents’ culture.
(Text copied from Official Site.)
- What Will People Say — Official Site
- What Will People Say (2018) — IMDB
- New York Times Review: In ‘What Will People Say,’ Tyranny Begins at Home
- Toronto Film Review : ‘What Will People Say’
Theater doors open at 9:30 a.m., films start promptly at 10:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance online* or at the door for $15. Come early for bagels and coffee, stay after the film for a discussion.
*After selecting the link to purchase tickets online, select “10:00” to purchase your tickets.