Friday, November 15 2013

Nov 15

Arab Film Festival

11.15.2013 6:00 pm


All tickets $12.00


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