Upcoming Events

Around Town: Film Screening: Iraqi Odyssey

Fri, November 27, 2015 6:00 pm at IFC Center

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November 27 - December 1, 2015

Iraqi Odyssey by Samir Jamal al DinDocumentary | 2014 | Switzerland | 162 minutes | in English and Arabic with English subtitles

For trailer, please view here.

For screening schedule, click here.

The 6:05 PM screenings on November 27 and November 28 will be followed by Q&A with director.

Iraqi Odyssey is Switzerland’s Official Submission for "Best Foreign Language Film&q... Read more

Iraqi Odyssey
Iraqi Odyssey

Film Program: Upheaval: Views of the Arab World

Fri, December 4, 2015 7:30 pm at Museum of the Moving Image

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Alwan for the Arts and the Museum of the Moving Image proudly present:

Upheaval: Views of the Arab World

December 4-5, 2015

Curated by filmmakerMais Darwazah, Guest Curator, Alwan for the Arts

The civil strife and upheaval that characterises much of the Arab world today are depicted in these three outstanding films from Egypt and Tunisia. Together, these dramatic and documentary features highlight the intense and profound cultural reality and visceral artistic representations of a people de... Read more

Bastardo, 2013
Bastardo, 2013

Musical Performance: Flying Street, with Sam Shalabi on oud and Stefan Christoff on piano

Sat, December 12, 2015 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts presents:

Flying Street, a musical conversation between Cairo and Montreal.

Sam Shalabi, on oud

Stefan Christoff, on piano

Tickets: $20 General | $15 for Students and Seniors

Available at the door or online (Buy now)(*A small online fee is applied)

Doors open at 7:30 pm

Flying Street is a duet album that extends an ongoing musical and political conversation between Shalabi... Read more

Flying Street, 2014
Flying Street, 2014
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