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Performance | The Last 15 seconds
Presentation of Workshop Production at The Registry Theatre
The Multicultural Theatre Space cordially invites you to join us as we present the results of our recent development workshops for The Last 15 Seconds
The Last 15 Seconds will be performed on October 9, 10, 11 at 8pm at The Registry Theatre (in Kitchener) and tickets are pay what you can with a suggested donation of $10 per person.
About The Last 15 Seconds:
This project explores the topic of terrorism starting from the tragic death of Syrian-American filmmaker Mustapha Akkad and his daughter Rima during a series of co-ordinated attacks that hit three prominent hotels in the Jordanian capital Amman in 2005. Akkad is the director of two major films both starring Anthony Quinn, The Message: The Story of Islam (1976) and Lion of the Desert (1981). Akkad saw these films as a way to bridge the gap between the Western and Islamic world. He was also the producer of the Halloween film series.
The work constructs an imagined physical and verbal dialogue between Mustapha Akkad and Rawad Jassem Mohammad Abed, the suicide bomber who carried out the explosion that killed Akkad. The work also looks at the imagined lives and memories of both the victim and his killer at the time of the explosion.
Date & Time:
October 9, 10, 11 2008 | 8:00pm
The Registry Theatre, directions Here.
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