Provocative discussions centered on diverse films from the Arab world

Curated by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program, this ongoing series showcases groundbreaking films alongside discussions with the filmmakers and faculty. Each screening is followed by a live Q&A with the creatives behind the films.

The 7th season spring lineup is:

Under the Sky of Damascus – Feb 19

A tight-knit group of young Syrian women embark upon on a radical project: producing a play that lays bare the culture of misogyny and abuse that has blighted the lives of females in their country for generations.

Bye Bye, Tiberias – Apr 22

Years after leaving her Palestinian village to pursue an acting career in France, Hiam Abbass returns home with her daughter, in this intimate documentary about four generations of women and their shared legacy of separation.

Presented by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program.

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Previously in this Event Series