CinemaNA — Gaza Mon Amour


WHEN Monday, April 19, 2021
7:30pm WHERE Online Part of "Contemporary Arab Cinema" WHO The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Open to the Public

The discovery of an ancient statue changes a fisherman’s life forever.

Screening of the film Gaza Mon Amour. Directed by Arab and Tarzan Nasser. Followed by a Q&A with the directors.

Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works at the market with her daughter Leila. When he discovers an ancient phallic statue of Apollo in his fishing nets, Issa hides it, not knowing what to do with this mysterious and potent treasure. Yet deep inside, he feels that this discovery will change his life forever. Strangely, his confidence starts to grow and eventually he decides to approach Siham.

Presented by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program in partnership with Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and The Arts Center.

Directed by
  • Arab Nasser
  • Tarzan Nasser

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