You DO NOT need a convention ticket to attend this event. Everyone is welcome!
Based on the book of the same name I Can’t Think Straight tells the story of Tala, daughter to wealthy Christian Palestinians Reema and Omar, In the upper echelons of traditional Middle Eastern society as they preparing for her marriage to Hani in Jordan. But back at work in London, Tala encounters Leyla, a young British Indian Muslim woman who is dating Tala’s best friend Ali. Tala sees something unique in the artless, clumsy, sensitive Leyla who secretly works to become a writer. And Tala’s forthright challenges to Leyla’s beliefs begins a journey of self-awareness. Tala finds her own sense of duty and cultural restraint cause her to pull away from Leyla and fly back to Jordan where the preparations for an ostentatious wedding are well under way. Will she overcome her own preconceptions of what love can be?
A special 10th anniversary screening of this award winning film with a Q&A presented in conjunction with ClexaCon London 2018.