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Nights of Ramadan 2017

From May 26, 2017 until June 24, 2017
See schedule of activities.

In order to celebrate the month of Ramadan, Casa Árabe is organizing a special series of events for the fourth year in a row.

The schedule includes conferences, films, concerts and more.
  • “Strawberry Fields Not Forever” by Maite Vitoria Daneris

    “Strawberry Fields Not Forever” by Maite Vitoria Daneris

    May 26, 201710:00 p.m.
    Casa Árabe Auditorium (at Calle Samuel de los Santos Gener, 9). 10:00 p.m. Free entry until the event’s capacity is reached.
    Films shown in the original language version with subtitles in Spanish.
    Screening held as part of the “Nights of Ramadan” activities
    Lina is an elderly peasant woman from northern Italy. Her back is curved over and she looks towards the ground. Every morning at dawn, she goes to the largest open-air market in Europe, Porta Palazzo, in the center of Turin, where she sells her vegetables and strawberries. Lina’s life is, as she says... “home, church and work.” Lina has no children, but she does have five dogs and her husband Gianni, who wants her to quit working. One day at the market, Hassan comes onto the scene, a young Moroccan immigrant who just reached Italy in search of work...