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21st Arab Film Festival

By the Medina, For the Medina

By the Medina, For the Medina

Directed by Haya Alghanim

Morocco, USA / 2017 / 11 mins / Arabic / Color

Plays In:
Documentary Shorts

Shattuck Cinemas
October 22, 2017 1:00 pm

Description

Focus on the Moroccan Sufi-rock fusion band Harmonic Fusion, based in the old town Tetouan.


Director's Bio

Haya Alghanim is a Kuwaiti director of photography and director based in New York City who likewise has an art practice in experimental film, new media and projection. Through her films, she aims to pursue her passion working towards the preservation and representation of modern Arab art, culture, and cinema. Currently, Alghanim is an MFA candidate in film at Columbia University, concentrating on creative producing.


Credits

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Plays in

  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