Director Nicole Ballivian introduces today's screening of her film Driving to Zigzigland. The 2006 comedy was the darling of the festival circuit and is presented here by the Houston Palestine Film Festival and the Arab-American Cultural & Community Center. Shot on location in the Middle East and the United States, Zigzigland follows a Palestinian cab driver working in Los Angeles as he tries to reconcile his vision of the American Dream with the reality of his life. Stick around after the screening to discuss the film with Ballivian.
Sat., March 30, 7 p.m., 2013