April 12, 2021

6:00 pm

THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN

AWARDS SEASON CONVERSATION

Virtual Q&A with director Kaouther Ben Hania premiering on

Mon. April 12, 2021 | 6:00 PM PT

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OSCAR-NOMINATED INTERNATIONAL FEATURE

To travel to Europe and live with his love, a Syrian refugee makes a dubious deal with a famous artist.

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About the Film

THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN
2020, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 104 min, Tunisia/France, Dir: Kaouther Ben Hania

Sam Ali (Yahya Mahayni), a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. To be able to travel to Europe and live with the love of his life, he agrees to have his back tattooed by one of the world’s most sulfurous contemporary artists. Turning his own body into a prestigious piece of art, Sam discovers that his decision might mean anything but freedom. A 2021 Oscar nominee for Best International Feature Film. With English subtitles.

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About the Q&A

Online conversation with THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN director Kaouther Ben Hania premiering at 6:00 PM PT on Monday, April 12th. RSVP here to receive a YouTube link to the discussion. Your link will be sent just prior to the premiere on the day of the event.

Moderated by Todd McCarthy.

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The Nominees: Award Season Conversations at the American Cinematheque

Join us as we gear up for the 93rd Academy Awards presentation on Sunday, April 25th! It’s your opportunity to discover (or rediscover) some of the most outstanding films of the year through virtual Q&As with the nominees. Hear from the creative talent behind such films as THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7, MANK, ANOTHER ROUND, JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH, SOUL, THE MOLE AGENT, BETTER DAYS, QUO VADIS, AIDA?, THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN, NOMADLAND and others in live and pre-taped conversations.

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