Events : Foreign Films

Screening of film “Omar Mukhtar: Lion of the Desert”

Held on Friday, 28th May, 2010 at 6.00 pm

An all time blockbuster film “Omar Mukhtar: Lion of the Desert was screened at BIC on Friday, 28 th May, 2010 at 6.00 pm. Produced and directed by Moustapha Akkad the film featured Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, John Geilgud, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas, Raf Vallone and Gastone Moschin.

A riveting period film about Italian colonialism in Libya in 1929, the epic struggle of the Bedouins, led by a legendary tribal teaher, called Omar Mukhtar was portrayed in vivid detail.

A select audience watched the film with rapt attention.