Free ‘Kite Runner’ screening Friday
IF YOU GO:What: ‘The Kite Runner’ screeningWhen: Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.Where: Gifford Auditorium in HBCHow Much: Free, but tickets are required and available at Schine Box Office
Fans of the book ‘The Kite Runner’ (or any SU student who was forced to read it as a freshman) can check out a free sneak peak of the cinematic adaptation Friday at Gifford Auditorium at 7 p.m.
Khaled Hosseini’s acclaimed novel, which follows an Afghan boy from his troubled childhood to his adulthood in America, will finally debut in late December after enduing several delays.
University Union Cinemas and Allied Advertising will present this week’s showing. Free tickets are required to see the film, and they will be made available at Schine Box Office starting today.
Marc Forster directed the film, after helming hits like ‘Finding Neverland’ and ‘Stranger Than Fiction.’ Forster also is on tap to direct the next James Bond film.
Newcomer Khalid Abdalla (although he had a small spot in the 9/11 film ‘United 93′) will star as Kite Runner’s main character, Amir.
-Matt Levin, asst. feature editor
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