Second year in San Diego. Cosponsored by Karama. To purchase tickets or for more information, go to: karamanow.org/SD-AFF.html
Reception 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Seating 7:00pm – 7:30pm
Eastern Wind Jawaher al Sudairy and Timo von Gunten /Saudi Arabia, Switzerland/ 9 min This short captures some of the Arab Spring’s struggles that took place between 2010 – 2011. The struggles are expressed with poetry and dancing movements.
Jasmenco Walthec Salman / Syria / 8 min
Noor Ahmed Ibrahim / Egypt, USA / 15 min In a working class suburb of Cairo, Egypt, where lives are intertwined and everybody knows each other’s business, thirteen year old Fingo wants to hang lights in his street for Ramadan. Many in his neighborhood try to dissuade him, or say it’s not possible. This makes him more determined, but he only has two days, and the obstacles he faces seem insurmountable
Asmaa (feature image) Amr Salama / Narrative / Egypt / 90 min / Arabic with English subtitles / US Premiere