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20th Arab Film Festival

Highlights: Narrative

102 mins

Shorts Program: Highlights: Narrative

New Parkway Theatre
October 14, 2016 6:00 pm Buy Tickets

Shorts Program: Highlights: Narrative

Harmony Gold
October 23, 2016 2:00 pm

Description

An eclectic program of narrative shorts, these highlights showcase the tremendous diverse talents of established and emerging Arab filmmakers

In This Program


  1. Congratulations

    Cynthia Sawma / Lebanon / 2015 / Narrative Short / 22 mins
    Jacqueline and her husband Maurice win $100,000 in the Holiday edition of a televised game show. Together, they try to hide the jackpot from the Harris family, to whom they owe a large sum of money.

  2. E.T.E.R.N.I.T.

    Giovanni ALOI / Italy / 2015 / Narrative Short / 14 mins
    Ali, a Tunisian immigrant working in an asbestos removal facility in Italy receives the Visa which will allows his wife and daughter to join him. In order to prepare for their arrival he has to make some drastic changes.

  3. The Rifle, The Jackle, The Wolf and The Boy

    Oualid Mouaness / Lebanon / 2016 / Narrative Short / 19 mins
    Two brothers cross the line when they use a household rifle to play a dangerous game. Set in contemporary rural Lebanon, this coming-of-age story brings into focus the ethics of man’s relationship with himself, family, nature and violence.

  4. Where Is Al-Rabee?

    Murad Abu Eisheh / Jordan / 2015 / Narrative Short / 15 mins
    Ablas and Atifs journey through a desert road in their old rusty car in search of the past.

  5. Wintry Spring

    Mohamed Kamel / Egypt / 2015 / Narrative Short / 16 mins
    A pre-teen, Nour, lives alone with her father. When she suddenly starts her period and cannot tell her dad tension starts to build between them.

  6. Zaina’s Cake

    Nada AlMojadedi / Saudi Arabia, US / 2015 / Narrative Short / 17 mins
    Zaina, a new college graduate in Jeddah, is struggling to start her own cake baking business without her father’s approval. When she meets Ma’an, she seizes on the opportunity to change her life.

Dates & Times

Shorts Program: Highlights: Narrative

New Parkway Theatre
October 14, 2016 6:00 pm Buy Tickets

Shorts Program: Highlights: Narrative

Harmony Gold
October 23, 2016 2:00 pm