CinemaNA: Contemporary Arab Cinema Series

Organised by New York University Abu Dhabi Institute

Curated by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program and presented in collaboration with Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, CinemaNA: Contemporary Arab Cinema is a monthly series showcasing groundbreaking films, alongside discussions with the filmmakers and faculty of NYUAD and Paris-Sorbonne Abu Dhabi. 

Season 3 of its lineup is:

What Comes Around
Monday, Oct 14 at The Arts Center
In one of the poorest neighborhoods of Cairo, the community is the only hope.
Directed by Reem Saleh
Followed by a Q&A with the director

Mafak (Screwdriver)
Monday, Nov 4 at Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
A man experiences a physical and emotional toll when he returns home after spending 15 years in jail.
Directed by Bassam Jarbawi
Followed by a Q&A with the director

Of Fathers and Sons
Monday, Nov 25 at The Arts Center
Talal Derki returns to his homeland, where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life over two years.
Directed by Talal Derki
Followed by a Skype Q&A with the director

date and time

Mon, Oct 14, 2019 - Mon, Nov 25, 2019

contact info

New York University Abu Dhabi Institute
Tel: 026286868

Schedule

Date Time Location Notes
Oct 14, 2019 08:00 PM 11:00 PM New York University Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi Screening: What Comes Around
Nov 04, 2019 08:00 PM 11:00 PM Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi Screening: Mafak (Screwdriver)
Nov 25, 2019 08:00 PM 11:00 PM New York University Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi Screening: Of Fathers and Sons

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