Sat, December 1, 2001 2:00 pm at NYU Cantor Film Center
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
CIMA, the Center for Iranian Modern Arts and the Persian Cultural Society at NYU
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