Hedi is a young Tunisian man trying to figure out his place in the world. Plagued by indecision, he routinely submits to the wishes of his mother, including agreeing to her desire to place him in an arranged marriage and take a job as a car salesman. Things change, however, when he encounters Rim, an intriguing woman with an independent streak who inspires Hedi to take charge of his own life.
A moving sound installation sharing oral histories of ten ordinary people who were buried in Syrian gardens.
The Middle East’s longest-running poetry open mic shines a spotlight on some of the UAE’s most talented established and up-and-coming spoken word and performing artists.
NYUAD’s Attitude Dance Society presents their 8th Recital. Join us as we display a variety of dance styles from groups on and off campus ranging from hip hop to ballet. Definitely a must see event!
Ibrahim, a poet and journalist discovers that he is dying soon from a fatal disease. He confronts his crook partner, Bader, and demands his share to make sure that his wife has a better life after he's gone. Shihab, a professional thief, forced by his boss to do jobs for him in order to pay off a huge debt, plans to quit the crime world to take care of his younger sister. They both meet accidentally and begin to see the world with different perspectives.
What does “home” mean and what will we do to protect it?
Noura explores our notions of identity and changing cultural standards through a portrait of Iraqi immigrants in New York.