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Middle East Documentary Film Series: We Loved Each Other So Much

  • Event Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm–10:00 pm (CST)
  • Location: Online
  • Cost: Free, registration required

On November 17 at 7:00 pm, join a virtual screening of and discussion about the film, We Loved Each Other So Much.

About the Film

We Loved Each Other So Much (2003), Directed by Jack Janssen, 1 hr 20 min

In this film, residents of Beirut talk about their love for the singer Fairuz.

The film series Living Music features documentaries of daily life in the Middle East region, with a focus on the lives of musicians and the impact of music on society. Through the films and post-screening discussions, attendees will learn about the cultures represented in the films.


Screenings on Zoom at 7:00 pm, followed by discussion. Registration is required.



Organized by the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES), with support from the U.S. Department of Education Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages (UISFL). Program Co-sponsored by: Robert E Brown Center for World Music; Center for Global Studies; Center for African Studies; Spurlock Museum of World Cultures; Women & Gender in Global Perspectives.

Download Flyer (PDF)

movie poster for the film We Loved Each Other So Much


For further information on this event, contact Katya Reno at or (217) 244-8483

All participants are welcome. To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact Brian Cudiamat at or (217) 244-5586.