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Movie Screening: Holy Spider

January 28 @ 3:00 PM 5:00 PM CST

Free to public, RSVP required
Persian Language Movie with English Subtitle

Based on the real case of a family man who murdered 16 prostitutes in Mashhad, Iran.

Female journalist Rahimi travels to the Iranian holy city of Mashhad to investigate a serial killer targeting sex workers. As she draws closer to exposing his crimes, the opportunity for justice grows harder to attain when the murderer is embraced by many as a hero. Based on the true story of the ‘Spider Killer’ Saeed Hanaei, who saw himself as on a mission from God as he killed 16 women between 2000 and 2001.

Spurlock Museum, Knight Auditorium

600 S. Gregory St.
Urbana, Illinois 61801
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Event is Free

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