Contemporary Arab Cinema
Between Two Seas - Screening
Presented by Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and the NYUAD Film and New Media ProgramPast Event
A dramatic story of a forgotten society driven by a search for redemption, revenge, and hope.
Screening of the film Between Two Seas. Directed by Anas Tolba.
Followed by a Q&A with the director.
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While on a short visit to her home village, a small rural island near Cairo, Zahra’s daughter is exposed to a tragic accident. The dramatic story of a forgotten society centers on Zahra’s search for redemption, revenge, and hope. The film sheds light on different societal issues faced by women, especially in rural areas.
This is a past event
- Director: Anas Tolba
- Writers: Karim El-Dalil, Amani El-Tunsi, Mariam Naoum
- Genre: Drama
- Run Time: 87 Minutes
- Subtitles: English
- Production Company: Axeer
- Arab World Distribution: MAD Solutions
- The film is a collaboration between the National Council for Women, UN Women, Axeer, and several development partners as part of their belief in the vital role that cinema plays in changing negative perceptions towards women in different societies.
Presented by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program in partnership with Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and The Arts Center.
The panel for the night includes:
- Safaa Habib (General Manager at National Council for Women).
- Maha Rateb (Communication & Advocacy Analyst at UN Women).
- Anas Tola (Director)
- Reem Saleh (Moderator)