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21st Arab Film Festival

The Pianist of Yarmouk

The Pianist of Yarmouk

Directed by Vikram Ahluwalia

Germany, Palestine, Syria / 2017 / 14 mins / Arabic / Color

Plays In:
Refugee Stories: Migration, Displacement, Hope

New Parkway Theatre
October 18, 2017 6:30 pm Buy Tickets

Plays In:
Refugee Stories: Migration, Displacement, Hope

Pasadena City College
October 26, 2017 7:00 pm

Description

Meet Aeham: a classically-trained musician attempting to escape the war in Syria for safety in Europe.


Director's Bio

Producer/director Vikram Ahluwalia is an activist and creative consultant, producing events and campaigns in support of human rights and humanitarian causes. He has curated major projects for Amnesty International, The Guardian, and International Alert alongside multiple other grassroots organizations.


Credits

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Plays in

  1. Refugee Stories: Migration, Displacement, Hope

    83 mins
    Far from a one-size-fits-all marking of "experience" so often depicted on Western media outlets when it comes to the plight of the refugee, this program of 5 powerful short documentaries spotlight the multitude of hues that should be considered when discussions of the refugee experience are had. From the Yarmouk and Ain El-Hilweh camps, to the streets of Berlin: Refugee Stories shows what it takes to hold onto one's dreams amidst devastating circumstances.

    In This Program: After the Spring, Here You Are, A Man Returned, The Pianist of Yarmouk, Through My Eyes: Hani’s Journey


Dates & Times

Plays In:
Refugee Stories: Migration, Displacement, Hope

New Parkway Theatre
October 18, 2017 6:30 pm Buy Tickets

Plays In:
Refugee Stories: Migration, Displacement, Hope

Pasadena City College
October 26, 2017 7:00 pm