CinemaNA — You Will Die at Twenty


WHEN December 7, 2020
7:30 PM WHERE Online Part of "Contemporary Arab Cinema" WHO The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Open to the Public

Prophesied to die at 20, a teen seeks to escape fate.

Sudan, province of Aljazira, nowadays -When Muzamil was born, a prophecy by the holy man of the village predicts that he will die when he is 20 years old. Muzamil’s father cannot stand the doom and travels away from home. Sakina, as a single mother, raises her son with over protection. One day, Muzamil turns 19…

Live Q&A
Screening of the film You Will Die at Twenty will be followed by a Q&A with the director.

Presented by Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and the NYUAD Film and New Media Program

Directed by
  • Amjad Abu Alala

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