WHEN April 21, 2017
6:30-8 PM WHERE NYUAD Conference Center, Main Auditorium Part of "NYUAD Art Gallery Film Series" WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery Open to the Public

Everything began in the first meeting when the beauty of searching for his personal history and the Sufi path brought the writer of this film in contact with Shaik Abdul Raheem Al-Mureed, the most significant leading Emirati Sufi sheik who lived in Dubai from 1902 to 2007. It turned out that the desire of showing the life and legacy of this Sufi sheik through making a documentary film was just a simple beginning of a long journey that has resulted an annual event — Mawlid Nights that celebrates the birth of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). — Read more on the Art Gallery website

This film screening is in connection with But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Art Community, 1988-2008, on view at the NYUAD Art Gallery from March 2 to May 27, 2017.

Nujoom Alghanem artist, poet, scriptwriter, film director

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