Screening of diverse films from the Arab world followed by provocative discussions with the artists.

Curated by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program and presented in collaboration with Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, this ongoing series returns to in-person screenings and showcases groundbreaking films alongside discussions with the filmmakers and faculty. Each screening will be followed by a live Q&A with the creatives behind the films.

In its 5th season the lineup is:

March 7th – The Stranger by Ameer Fakher Eldin

Followed by a Zoom Q&A with the director, moderated by Reem Saleh.
In occupied Golan Heights, a desperate unlicensed doctor subverts his village’s expectations when he accidentally encounters a wounded soldier from the war in Syria.

April 11th – Before We Forget by Nawaf Al Janahi

Followed by a Q&A with the director, moderated by Nezar Andary
Strangled by debt, a hard-luck man takes the son he can’t support and the father who suffers from memory loss on a road trip to find a buried treasure that could solve all their problems.

Presented with the NYUAD Film and New Media Program in partnership with Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.

Previously in this Event Series