AS I OPEN MY EYES (À peine j'ouvre les yeux)

Directed by Leyla Bouzid
US release date: September 9, 2016

AS I OPEN MY EYES depicts the clash between culture and family as seen through the eyes of a young Tunisian woman balancing the traditional expectations of her family with her creative life as the singer in a politically charged rock band. Director Leyla Bouzid's musical feature debut offers a nuanced portrait of the individual implications of the incipient Arab Spring.

As I Open My Eyes (À peine j'ouvre les yeux) (France, 2015)
Written By: Leyla Bouzid and Marie-Sophie Chambon
Directed by: Leyla Bouzid
With: Marwen Soltana, Youssef Soltana, Deena Abdelwahed
Runtime: 102 minutes

US Distributor: Kino Lorber

> Opens in New York on September 9, 2016 at the Lincoln Plaza Cinema

> Opens in LA on October 7, 2016 at Laemmle Theatres

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