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“The Rendezvous” Special Screening & Interfaith Q+A

April 27
7:00 PM
Laemmle's Royal Theatre: West Los Angeles

Event Overview

It’s time for new heroes in Hollywood! Be one of the first to see them up on the big screen when you join us Thursday, April 27 for a special advance Los Angeles screening of “The Rendezvous,” the upcoming romantic thriller starring Stana Katic (Castle, Absentia) and Raza Jaffrey (Homeland, Code Black). Inspired by Sarah Isaias's eponymous novel, director Amin Matalqua creates an intriguing blend of both modern and classic touches, resulting in a film experience that's as unique as it is entertaining.

 

Following the film, there will be an interfaith panel exploring the issues and themes explored in the film, including extremism, prejudice, and inclusive narrative perspectives. Sue Obeidi, Director of the Hollywood Bureau of The Muslim Public Affairs Council, will introduce the panel, which will include director Amin Matalqa; Aziza Hassan, Director of New Ground: Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change; and Sarah Isaias, author and producer of The Rendezvous. The panel will be moderated by Shepha Schneirsohn Vainstein, President of reGeneration.  Proceeds from this screening go to support reGeneration's ongoing work to promote quality early childhood education in crisis zones and disadvantaged communities around the world.

 

Doors open at 7pm. Film begins at 7:20pm. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at http://bit.ly/2okLg2j. Learn more about the film and novel at therendezvousfilm.com.

 

PLOT:

When Rachel (Stana Katic), a Jewish-American doctor, and Jake (Raza Jaffrey), a Muslim-American U.S. State Department agent, join forces in a perilous quest to solve the mysterious death of Rachel’s brother, a biblical archeologist, they stumble upon a conspiracy that could literally lead to Armageddon. Caught in the middle of a plot to hasten the end of mankind, Rachel and Jake must solve the murder, save the world, and discover for themselves that true treasures are often hiding in plain sight.

Event Overview

It’s time for new heroes in Hollywood! Be one of the first to see them up on the big screen when you join us Thursday, April 27 for a special advance Los Angeles screening of “The Rendezvous,” the upcoming romantic thriller starring Stana Katic (Castle, Absentia) and Raza Jaffrey (Homeland, Code Black). Inspired by Sarah Isaias's eponymous novel, director Amin Matalqua creates an intriguing blend of both modern and classic touches, resulting in a film experience that's as unique as it is entertaining.

 

Following the film, there will be an interfaith panel exploring the issues and themes explored in the film, including extremism, prejudice, and inclusive narrative perspectives. Sue Obeidi, Director of the Hollywood Bureau of The Muslim Public Affairs Council, will introduce the panel, which will include director Amin Matalqa; Aziza Hassan, Director of New Ground: Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change; and Sarah Isaias, author and producer of The Rendezvous. The panel will be moderated by Shepha Schneirsohn Vainstein, President of reGeneration.  Proceeds from this screening go to support reGeneration's ongoing work to promote quality early childhood education in crisis zones and disadvantaged communities around the world.

 

Doors open at 7pm. Film begins at 7:20pm. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at http://bit.ly/2okLg2j. Learn more about the film and novel at therendezvousfilm.com.

 

PLOT:

When Rachel (Stana Katic), a Jewish-American doctor, and Jake (Raza Jaffrey), a Muslim-American U.S. State Department agent, join forces in a perilous quest to solve the mysterious death of Rachel’s brother, a biblical archeologist, they stumble upon a conspiracy that could literally lead to Armageddon. Caught in the middle of a plot to hasten the end of mankind, Rachel and Jake must solve the murder, save the world, and discover for themselves that true treasures are often hiding in plain sight.