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Centerpiece: Q


Directed by Jude Chehab

An intimate and haunting portrayal of a quest for love and acceptance at any cost, Q depicts the influences of a clandestine matriarchal religious order in Lebanon on three generations of women in the Chehab family. Filmmaker Jude Chehab (2020 CAAM Fellow) potently documents the unspoken ties and consequences of loyalty that have bonded her mother, grandmother, and herself to the mysterious organization. A masterful portrait of the toll that decades of unrequited love, lost hope, abuse, and despair takes on a person. According to Chehab, “Q is a question, and it is a question which transcends the lens of its subject; like looking through a keyhole into a wide expanse beyond; it opens and frames at heart a profound exploration of love, loss, faith and obsession.”

Expected Guests in Attendance: Director Jude Chehab

Community Partners: Gotham Film Fest, Islamic Scholarship Fund, ITVS


Open Captions: There are no open captions.
Closed Captions: Yes, there are closed captions.
Audio Descriptions: There are no audio descriptions.
ASL Interpreters: There is no ASL interpretation.

Dates & Times


SFMOMA Phyllis Wattis Theater

Sat, May 11
2:20 pm