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Film Festival: Arab and Iranian Film Festival

Fri, February 22, 2002 6:00 pm at NYU Cantor Film Center

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Alwan Presents Its

Arab and Iranian Film Festival

February 22nd-24th, 2002
Cantor Film Center, New York University

On February 22-24, Alwan presents The Arab and Iranian Film Festival, screening shorts, documentaries and feature films from across Iran and the Arab World. The Festival also plays host to directors and cinema scholars from the Middle East as well as the United States in an attempt to enrich our understanding and expand our knowledge of the cultural complexity of the region.

General Admission: $8, Seniors and Students with ID: $5
Passes to the entire festival: $40, Seniors and Students with ID: $25

PROGRAM

Friday, February 22, 2002

6:00pm
Everything and Nothing, Jayce Salloum, Lebanon/Canada, 2000, 40 min, Video
NY PREMIERE

Le Jardin Parfumé/The Perfumed Garden, Yamina Benguigui, Algeria/France, 2000, 53 min, Video
NY PREMIERE
Followed by Q&A

8:00pm
Sir Alfred of Charles de Gaulle Airport, Hamid Rahmanian & Melissa Hibbard, USA/Iran, 2000, 30 min, Video
US PREMIERE

Ta'zieh: Another Narrative, Parvez Jahed, Iran, 2001, 75 min, Video
NY PREMIERE

Saturday, February 23, 2002

11:30pm
Daughters of the Sun, Maryam Shahriar, Iran, 2000, 90 min, 35mm
NY PREMIERE

1:15pm
Two Women, Tahmineh Milani, Iran, 1999, 96 min, 35mm
NY PREMIERE

3:00pm
In the Shadow of the City, Jean Chamoun, Lebanon/France, 2000, 102 min, 35mm
NY PREMIERE
Followed by Q&A

5:15pm
The Land of Strangers, Samir Zikra, Syria, 1998, 150 min, 35mm
US PREMIERE
Followed by Q&A

7:45pm
Citizen, Detective and Thief, Dawoud Abdel Sayed, Egypt, 2001, 135 min, 35mm
US PREMIERE
Followed by Q&A

Sunday, February 24, 2002

12:00pm
Breeze of the Spirit, Abdellatif Abdel Hamid, Syria, 1998, 90 min, 35mm
US PREMIERE
Followed by Q&A

2:00pm
Ali Zaoua, Nabil Ayouch, Morocco, 2000, 90 min, 35mm
NY PREMIERE
Followed by Q&A

4:00pm
Days of Sadat, Mohammed Khan, Egypt, 2001, 160 min, 35mm
US PREMIERE
Followed by Q&A with Ahmed Zaki

7:00pm
Panel Discussion
Jenine Abboushi, New York University
Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University
Joseph Massad, Columbia University

8:30pm
Under the Moonlight, Reza Mir-Karimi, Iran, 2001, 96 min, 35mm
NY PREMIERE


Sponsors:
Persian Cultural Society at NYU
Cultural Services of the Egyptian Embassy
CIMA, Center for Iranian Modern Art
Cultural Services of the French Embassy
Egyptian Ministry of Culture
Columbia University
New York University
Royal Air Maroc
Turath at Columbia University

Last updated: 2008-01-24 09:08:35

The Perfumed Garden
The Perfumed Garden
Daughters of the Sun
Daughters of the Sun
Two Women
Two Women
Days of Sadat
Days of Sadat
Ali Zaoua
Ali Zaoua

NYU Cantor Film Center

36 East 8th Street
Theater 101
New York, NY 10003
(212) 998-4100

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