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Film Festival: The Arab & Iranian Film Festival

Fri, February 23, 2001 6:00 pm at Various Venues

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Alwan Presents

The Arab & Iranian Film Fesitval /
Le Festival du Cinéma Arabe et Iranian

February 23-25, 2001


Friday, February 23, 2001

6:00pm
The Place/Le Lieu, Azza Al-Hassan, Palestine, 1999, 5 min.
in Arabic and English

followed by

Cactus/Figues de Barbarie, Patrick Bürge, Switzerland, 2000, 97 min.
with English and French subtitles

followed by
Discussion with

Alia Arasoughly (film scholar, Palestine)
Patrick Bürge (director, Switzerland)
Joseph Massad (professor, Columbia University)

Saturday, February 24, 2001

10:00pm
Mahmoud Darwich: As the Land Is the Language/Mahmoud Darwich: Et la terre comme la langue, Simone Bitton and Elias Sanbar, France/Palestine, 1997, 60 min.

followed by

The Tornado/al i'saar/La Tornade, Samir Habchi, Lebanon, 1992, 90 min.

followed by
Discussion with

Samir Habchy (director)

Saturday, February 24, 2001

2:00pm
The Red Chewing Gum/al 'ilka-l-hamraa/La Gomme Rouge, Akram Zaatari, Lebanon, 2000, 10 min.

followed by

The Circle/dayereh/Le Cercle, Jafar Panahi, Iran, 2000, 90 min.

4:00pm
Profane Hunger/La Faim Tue, Mohammed Bayoumi, Egypt, 1923, 10 min., Silent short

followed by

Closed Doors/al abwab al moghlaq, Atef Hatata, Egypt/France, 1999, 105 min.

followed by
Discussion with

Mustapha Darwish (film scholar, Egypt)
Caroleen Khalil (actress, Egypt)
Magda Wassef (Institut du Monde Arab, France)

7:15pm
Season of Men/La Saison des Hommes, Moufida Tlatli, Tunisia/France, 1999, 122 min.

followed by
Discussion with

Moufida Tlatli (director)

Sunday, February 25, 2001

10:00pm
Cyber Palestine/Palestine Virtuelle, Elia Suleiman, Palestine, 1999, 10 min.

followed by

Living in Paradise/Vivre au Paradis, Bourlem Guerdjou, Algeria/France/Belgium/Norway, 1998, 105 min.

12:15pm
Upside Down/maqlubeh/Dessus-Dessous, Rachid Mashharawi, Palestine, 1999, 10 min.

followed by

Mabrouk/Mabrouk, Deriss Chouika, Morocco, 1999, 105 min.

followed by
Discussion with

Deriss Chouika (director)

4:00pm
Discussion with

Suzanne Fedak (Winstar Film Distribution)
Rodney Hill (Winstar Film Distribution)
Richard Peña (film scholar, Columbia University)
Amy Taubin (film critic, Village Voice)
Magda Wassef (Institut du Monde Arabe, France)

5:45pm
Ali and His Friends/Ali es Ses Amis, Subhi Zbeidi, Palestine, 1999, 10 min.

followed by

On Iranian Cinema/Sur le cinéma iranian
Professor Hamid Dabashi (Columbia University)

followed by

Willow and Wind/bid u bad/Vent et Peuplier, Mohammed Ali Talebi, Iran/Japan, 1999, 88 min.

8:15pm
One More Day/yek roz bishter/Un jour de plus, Babak Payami, Iran, 1999, 75 min.


This event is made possible in part by the Fund for Creative Communities (NYSCA) and administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC).

This event has been made possible with the support of the French Cultural Services, New York.

Our sponsors:

LMCC
Columbia University
New York University
Bethlehem 2000
Egyptian American Professionals Society
Royal Air Maroc

Last updated: 2008-01-27 09:14:09

Mahmoud Darwich: As the Land Is the Language
Mahmoud Darwich: As the Land Is the Language
Closed Doors
Closed Doors
Cyber Palestine
Cyber Palestine
Living in Paradise
Living in Paradise
Living in Paradise
Living in Paradise

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