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Movie Night with Religious Studies: 'Le Grand Voyage'

Arts and Culture: Second film in 'religious pilgrimage' series. A devout father and son depart from southern France on the hajj to Mecca.

Wed
18
Sep
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Le Grand Voyage (2004), French/Arabic, English subtitles, 108 mins.  A devout father asks his son, Reda, to accompnay him on the hajj to Mecca.  He insists, however, that they drive instead of fly-- from southern France.  According to tradition, prophet Abraham and Ishamael built the 'house'-- or, ka`ba-- of Mecca.  In the film, father and son also travel through France, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Syria, and Jordan.  

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