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21st Arab Film Festival

Bachelors of War

Bachelors of War

Directed by Mohammwd Al Aghbri, Sami Shamsan, Ahmed Al Hagry

UK, Yemen / 2015 / 6 mins / Arabic / Color

Plays In:
Documentary Shorts

Shattuck Cinemas
October 22, 2017 1:00 pm

Description

Young and jobless, a group of guys fend for themselves during Ramadan amidst an unstable socio-political climate. The film illustrates the underlying frustrations and worries of many young Yemeni men in the face of stunted progress, divided families, empty homes, and broken dreams.

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  1. Documentary Shorts

    70 mins
    A diverse assembly of short format documentary films that include spotlights on traditional Moroccan Sufi-inspired rock music and Amman's underground heavy metal scene, to a portrait of Palestinian youth living under occupation. Of note in this program are 4 films from #SupportYemen's documentary filmmaking workshop Comra (or "photographic dark room") that supports Yemeni filmmakers in tandem with the British Council. Heartfelt, relevant, and inspiring: our 2017 doc shorts program has something for everyone.

    In This Program: Bachelors of War, By the Medina, For the Medina, For a Loaf of Bread, Hide Your Metal, Home, Not Acting Anymore, Taxi


Dates & Times

Plays In:
Documentary Shorts

Shattuck Cinemas
October 22, 2017 1:00 pm