Film Festival: Islam on Film Festival

Sat, December 1, 2001 2:00 pm at NYU Cantor Film Center

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Alwan presents movies on Islam at the NYU Cantor Film Center

December 1st and 2nd 2001

General Admission: $8, $5 for students and seniors.
Passes to the entire series: $25, $15 for students and seniors.

As cinema continues to play a key role in the way we perceive Islam, Alwan has selected for this series movies from various directors and countries highlighting different approaches to Islam in the movies and emphasizing the complexity and diversity of the Muslim world.

Saturday, December 1, 2001

Introduction to the End of an Argument, Elia Suleiman/Jayce Salloum, Canada, 1990, 45 min., Video, in English

On Boys, Girld and the Veil, Yousry Nasrallah, Egypt, 1995, 72 min., Video, in Arabic with English subtitles

The Extras, Nabil al-Maleh, Syria, 1993, 100 min., 35mm, in Arabic with English subtitles

Le Destin/Destiny, Youssef Chahine, Egypt, 1997, 137 min., 35mm, in English

My Son the Fanatic, Udayan Prasad, UK, 1997, 97 min., 35mm, in English

Sunday, December 2, 2001

Tolerance Dedicated to Mawalana Jalal-Al-Din-Rumi, Fehmi Gerceker, 1995, 30 min., in English

City of the Dead and the World Exhibitions, Julian Samuel, Canada, 1995, 76 min., Video, in English

A Door to the Sky, Farida Ben Lyzaid, Morocco, 1989, 107 min., 35mm, Arabic with English subtitles

Representations of Islam, a panel discussion (attendance is free)

Bahman Maghsoudlou, director and producer
Joseph Massad, Columbia University
Leila Abu Lughod, NYU
Khaled Fahmy, NYU

Three Kings, David Russell, USA, 1999, 114 min., 35mm, in English and Arabic with English subtitles

Sponsored by

CIMA, the Center for Iranian Modern Arts and the Persian Cultural Society at NYU

Last updated: 2008-01-27 10:19:28

Introduction to the End of an Argument
Introduction to the End of an Argument
On Boys, Girls and the Veil
On Boys, Girls and the Veil
My Son the Fanatic
My Son the Fanatic
City of the Dead and the World Exhibitions
City of the Dead and the World Exhibitions

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