Wednesday, January 22 - Thursday, January 23
RBFS presents "The Cave"

2 pm on Wed (Jan 22) and 3 pm on Thu (Jan 23), Cinema Art Theater located at 17701 Dartmouth Drive in Dartmouth Plaza, behind the Lewes Wawa.

“The Cave” is a powerful war story that follows a dedicated team of female doctors who tirelessly treat casualties in an underground medical facility.

Director Feras Fayyad (“Last Men in Aleppo”) delivers an unflinching story of his native home Ghouta and the Syrian war. For besieged civilians, hope and safety lie underground inside the subterranean hospital known as the Cave. Here pediatrician and managing physician Dr. Amani Ballour and her colleagues Samaher and Dr. Alaa have claimed their right to work as equals alongside their male counterparts, doing their jobs in a way that would be unthinkable in the oppressively patriarchal culture that exists above. Following the women as they contend with daily bombardments, systematic sexism, chronic supply shortages and the ever-present threat of chemical attacks, “The Cave” paints a stirring portrait of courage, resilience and female solidarity. [US, 2019, Arabic with English subtitles, 95 minutes, Rating: PG-13].

The mission of the RBFS is promoting cinematic arts and providing education and cultural enrichment for our community. The Film Society sponsors daily screenings, mini film festivals, special events, and the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival. Having met all the requirements for best practices in nonprofit management, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society is accredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute®. The Film Society is funded, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com . For more information on this series, other events, or to become a member, visit the Rehoboth Beach Film Society website at www.rehobothfilm.com , or call 302-645-9095.


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