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July 19 - Aug 06, 2019

07/25 | 8:00 PM
07/26 | 12:30, 5:30 PM
07/27 | 12:30, 5:30 PM
07/28 | 12:30 PM
07/30 | 5:30 PM
07/31 | 5:30 PM
08/01 | 5:30 PM
08/03 | 5:30 PM
08/06 | 5:30 PM

UICA Members: $5
Public: $10

*Pre-sale tickets are not available for films screening more than one date. Movie tickets can be purchased at the Guest Services desk beginning at 12 noon on the date of each screening.

Movie times are subject to change. Please verify showtimes the day of your visit. 

Beshay – a man cured of leprosy – has never left the leper colony in the Egyptian desert where he has lived since childhood.  Following the death of his wife, he finally decides to go in search of his roots.  With his meagre possessions strapped to a donkey cart, he sets out.  Quickly joined by Obama, the Nubian orphan he has taken under his wing, Beshay will cross Egypt and confront the world with all its sorrows, its hardships and moments of grace, in his quest for a family, a place to belong, a little humanity…

Directed By: A.B. Shawky
Genre: Adventure | Drama | Comedy
Run Time: 97 minutes
MPAA Not Rated
Origin: Egypt
Distributor: Strand Releasing

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should contact Megan Bylsma, Associate Director, at 616.454.7000 x11 or at least 72 hours in advance.

Earlier Event: July 12
Sundance Select Short Films 2019
Later Event: August 2