The MAIN, located at 24262 Main Street in Old Town Newhall, invites residents to immerse themselves in different cultures and countries during the “Through the Lens: Global Film Series”. Come and enjoy the captivating Tanzanian short film “Mulasi” on Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m. The free screening will be followed by a lively discussion with filmmaker Honeymoon M. Al-Jabir.
“Mulasi” follows a group of childhood friends Sechelela, Zamoyoni, Ginger and Jamila, who also happen to be unemployed but qualified lawyers. They all decide to bow out and find a way to survive in a demanding society in order to pay their bills. During their journey, they overcome challenges in their relationships, social lives, and marriages. This film is not recommended for children under 13.
Filmmaker Honeymoon M. Al-Jabir was born in Singida, Tanzania. She is an American-Tanzanian author, journalist, artist, director and television producer. In 2015, she received the Best Director Award from the Zanzibar International Film Festival for the comedy-drama “Daddy’s Wedding”, as well as Silver and Gold awards from WorldFest Houston.
The MAIN World Film Series will take place every fourth Thursday of the month. Explore the world through the unique perspectives of filmmakers from diverse countries and cultures. This series will feature contemporary shorts and features that will transport viewers, tell entertaining and exciting stories, and expand the opportunity to encounter diverse perspectives on life in the 21st century.