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In this winning semi-autobiographical romantic comedy, filmmaker Phaim Bhuiyan plays Phaim, an awkwardly charming 22-year-old Muslim musician of Bangladeshi origins. While living with his family in Rome’s diverse Torpignattara neighborhood, he falls for Asia, a spirited, impulsive Italian girl he meets at a gig. How can Phaim find a way to reconcile his desire for her with his religion’s prohibition against sex outside of marriage?

  •  Italian with subtitles


Bangla: Tue, Oct 22 @ 8:15 pm

Director Phaim Bhuiyan

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Bangla: Wed, Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm

Director Phaim Bhuiyan

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In Focus: Italy Program Partners