World Languages’ Film Series: "The Kite Runner"
"The Kite Runner" is a 2007 American drama film directed by Marc Forster and based on the 2003 novel of the same name by Khaled Hosseini. It tells the story of Amir, a well-to-do boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul who is tormented by the guilt of abandoning his friend Hassan, the son of his father's Hazara servant.
The story is set against a backdrop of tumultuous events, from the fall of the monarchy in Afghanistan through the Soviet military intervention, the mass exodus of Afghan refugees to Pakistan and the United States, and the Taliban regime.
Tuesday, September 24 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Ketner Auditorium, Sykes Building
1900 Selwyn Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28274
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