CinemaNA — Of Fathers and Sons

Screening

WHEN Monday, November 25, 2019
WHERE The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi WHO The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Closed to the Public

Screenings of diverse films from the Arab world followed by insightful discussions.

Curated by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program and presented in collaboration with Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, the monthly series showcases groundbreaking films alongside discussions with the filmmakers and faculty of NYUAD and Paris-Sorbonne Abu Dhabi.

CinemaNa Third Season Lineup

What Comes Around — Monday, Oct 14 at The Arts Center
In one of the poorest neighborhoods of Cairo, the community is the only way for 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 an Israeli 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

Further dates to be announced for 2020.

Organized by
  • NYUAD Film and New Media Program in partnership with Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Directed by
  • alal Derki

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