Admission Policy

Complimentary for Current Members

Guest (Non-Members)
at the door

Doors Open
9:00 AM

Screening Start
9:30 AM

The Land of My Dreams"
West Coast Premiere

Saturday - May 19, 2007
Doors Open for Complimentary Refreshments at 9:00 AM
Film Begins Promptly at 9:30 AM
Camelot Theatres
2300 Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA

A powerful film about love, truth and the after effects of war.  Single mother Esma lives with her 12-year-old daughter Sara in Sarajevo's Grbavica neighborhood where life is still being reconstructed after the 1990s Yugoslav wars.  Sara forms a close bond with classmate Samir, both sensitive young teenagers who lost their fathers in the war.  When Sara wants to participate in a school trip, Esma tries to find a way to pay the full price, although a certificate proving Sara's father is a war hero would allow her a discount.

Festivals & Awards:

Berlin International Film Festival 2006, Adelaide Film Festival, Reykjavik International Film Festival; Berlin International Film Festival, Golden Berlin Bear, Jasmila Zbanic; Peace Film Award Ecumenical Jury Competition, Jasmila Zbanic; European Film Awards Nominated Best Actress, Mirjana Karanovic; Sundance Film Festival, Nominated Grand Jury Prize World Cinema, Drama

"EXCEPTIONAL!" - The New York Times; "REMARKABLE!" - The New York & New York Daily News; "POWERFUL AND IMPRESSIVE!" - New York Magazine; "ASTOUNDING!...INSPIRING!" - The Star Ledger

Written & Directed by: Jasmila Zbanic
Distributor: Strand Releasing
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria / Bosnia-Herzegovina / Germany / Croatia
Language: Serbo-Croatian w/ English subtitles
Run time: 107 minutes
Official Site w/Trailer

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