March 10, 2024 (Sunday) / 2:00 pm

Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street


Dir. Jumana Manna, 2022, 64 min.

Employing a mix of re-enacted scenes alongside documentary and archival footage, visual artist and filmmaker Jumana Manna’s latest film spotlights the Palestinian tradition of foraging wild za’atar and ‘akoub amidst prohibitive law.

Followed by a conversation with filmmaker Jumana Manna and film co-scriptwriter and Harvard Law S.J.D. Candidate Rabea Eghbariah.

Stay for a reception featuring tea and a za’atar and olive oil tasting!

Presented by Penn Museum and cosponsored by Penn’s Center for Experimental Ethnography, Cinema & Media Studies Department, Middle East Center, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Program in the Environmental Humanities, and Wolf Humanities Center; and Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture.