September 14, 2011
Where Do We Go Now? (Arabic: ΩΩΩΩΨ£ ΩΩΩΩΨ w halla' la wayn, French: Et maintenant, on va oΓΉ) is a 2011 film by Lebanese director Nadine Labaki. The film premiered during the 2011 Cannes Film Festival as part of Un Certain Regard . The film was selected to represent Lebanon for the 84th Academy Awards. The film won the Cadillac People's Choice Award at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. Where Do We Go Now? tells the story of a remote, isolated unnamed Lebanese village inhabited by both Muslims and Christians. The village is surrounded by land mines only reachable by a small bridge. As civil strife engulfed the country, the women in the village learn of this fact and try, by various means and to varying success, to keep their men in the dark, sabotaging the village radio, then destroying the village TV.