Come together this Ramadan. Join us at NYUAD for a series of cultural events spanning talks, music, and exhibitions.

Presented in collaboration with NYUAD Institute and NYUAD Art Gallery.

Each event is followed by a community suhoor.

April 11th at 9:30pm – CinemaNa film screening of 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.

April 14th at 9:30pm – Khaleeji rhythms and sounds in musical conversation with global jazz. Featuring Boom.Diwan (Kuwait/UAE) in a two-part collaboration with guests Nduduzo Makhathini (South Africa) and Jean-Michel Pilc (France/US/Canada).

April 15th at 9:30pm – Experience the beauty of oud and violin in an evening of virtuosic sounds with Simon Shaheen, one of the most significant Arab musicians, performers, educators, and composers of his generation.