See "The Attack" for $7.99 Tuesday price

THE ATTACK tells the story of Amin Jaafari, an Israeli Palestinian surgeon, fully assimilated into Tel Aviv society. He has a loving wife, an exemplary career, and many Jewish friends. His picture perfect life is turned upside down when a suicide bombing in a restaurant leaves nineteen dead, and the Israeli police inform him that his wife Sihem, who also died in the explosion, was responsible. Convinced of her innocence, Amin abandons the relative security of his adopted homeland and enters the Palestinian territories in pursuit of the truth.
from http://www.cinemaclock.com/movies/bri/Vancouver/12746/The_Attack.html
About the filmmaker:
Ziad Doueiri

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Ziad Doueiri grew up during the country’s Civil War. He left Lebanon at 20 and studied in the United States, graduating in 1986 with a degree in Film from San Diego State University.

Ziad worked as an assistant camera and a camera operator in Los Angeles from 1987 to 1997 on numerous films including Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs”, “Pulp Fiction” and “Jackie Brown.”

In 1998 Ziad wrote and directed his first feature film WEST BEIRUT, which earned him critical acclaim and numerous awards at festivals around the world. His second feature was “LILA SAYS” a critical hit which played at Sundance among other festivals.

In addition to his film work, in 2005 Ziad directed the “Immigrant” episode from Season 1 of the award winning and Golden Globe nominated Showtime series “Sleeper Cell.”

In 2012, Ziad directs THE ATTACK a feature film based on Yasmina Khadra’s international bestseller of the same name.
from: http://cohenmedia.net/the-attack/filmmaker-bio/

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  • G

    Wasn't able to make it. For next time ;)
    Hope everyone enjoyed the film!

    August 14, 2013

  • Mary

    hi there, first indep. cinema meet up for me. I'll try to make it for 6:20, otherwise meet you directly at 6:40.

    August 13, 2013

    • Michael

      Oooops! This is Liz posting, through Michael's login!

      August 14, 2013

    • Mary

      It's ok! Hope you enjoyed the movie. Try my best to make it tomorrow... I'm too curious to watch the latest Johnnie To's movie!

      August 14, 2013

  • Rie

    Hi Liz! I am new to this group. I have a challenge in English,but I'd like to meet people who love movie as much I do or more.

    August 13, 2013

    • Liz

      it was nice to meet you, Rie!

      August 14, 2013

    • Julia

      Hi, it was nice to meet you both! I look forward to more events : )

      1 · August 14, 2013

  • Stacy

    I missed the group at coffee, but I'm in the theatre. See you all at the restaurant. I've only been to one other cinema meet up so hopefully I will spot you!

    August 13, 2013

    • Liz

      You found us :)

      August 14, 2013

  • Lysenko

    I enjoyed meeting the group for the first time

    1 · August 13, 2013

  • Gillian K.

    Sorry I couldn't make it to this one. But I'll be back.

    August 13, 2013

  • Kate

    Sorry, got caught up at work. Enjoy the movie.

    August 13, 2013

  • Edward

    working late

    August 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for choosing this movie.

    1 · August 13, 2013

  • Liz

    This seems to be a popular movie, and it's Cheap Tuesday, so you may want to buy your ticket online, or at least buy it at the box office before coming to the coffee shop... :)

    August 13, 2013

  • Paul M. B.

    Got a new job that will prevent me from attending. Have a great time everyone.

    August 12, 2013

    • Liz

      next time!

      August 12, 2013

  • sandi

    Hi Liz :-) I'm a maybe.

    1 · August 12, 2013

  • elsa

    I saw this Sat and am still thinking about it. Terrific film, really wish I could be there for the post film discussion.

    1 · August 12, 2013

  • LL

    Will see you there Liz, (possibly with a guest)

    2 · August 12, 2013

  • Mohamed I.

    This film has caused lots of controversy, I liked Ziad's (West Beirut) which granted him international recognition.

    August 7, 2013

    • Lily

      I read this book four years ago and really loved it as I thought it was the most unbiased book about the Palestine- Israel conflict. At that time, I thought about writing a script based on the book and contacted Mr. Khadra who kindly connected me to his publishers. The publisher told me that the right for the script was already sold but I kept contact with the author. I am so curious to see how Ziad Doueiri pictured this interesting book. I can still picture the opening scene in my mind...

      1 · August 7, 2013

  • Derek T

    If you are a Scene cardholder, you get an extra 10% off of admission on Tuesday nights. That would bring the cost of your ticket to approximately $7.19. Not a huge discount, but it's still better than nothing.

    1 · August 7, 2013

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