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21st Arab Film Festival

Fireflies

Fireflies

Directed by Raouf Zaki

Syria, USA / 2017 / 16 mins / Color

Plays In:
Dramatic Vision

New Parkway Theatre
October 18, 2017 9:00 pm Buy Tickets

Plays In:
Dramatic Vision

Harmony Gold
October 29, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Description

A withdrawn Arab man begins frequenting a Boston café. Eventually, the headwaiter grows increasingly suspicious about the true nature of his visits.


Director's Bio

Since 9/11, director/producer Raouf Zaki has dedicated himself to creating films that bridge Western and Arabic cultures. He produced SANTA CLAUS IN BAGHDAD (2008), a short film based on Elsa Marston’s award-winning story about generosity.


Credits

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Plays in

  1. Dramatic Vision

    88 mins
    A compilation of moody short narratives that demonstrate superbly crafted visual storytelling while engaging important socio-political realities of various parts of the Arab World and beyond. From a father who seeks to protect his only daughter from ISIS to an experimental rendering of Gaza's 2014 Shujaiya massacre: these films are captivating inasmuch as they touch upon pressing issues.

    In This Program: Abraham, Fireflies, Mare Nostrum, One Minute, Status Quo, Submarine


Dates & Times

Plays In:
Dramatic Vision

New Parkway Theatre
October 18, 2017 9:00 pm Buy Tickets

Plays In:
Dramatic Vision

Harmony Gold
October 29, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets