Shubbak: Arab British Shorts Programme - ()


Show times

15 November 01:00 PM
Strange Cities Are Familiar | Directed by Saeed Taji Farouky (UK, 2018, 21 min)
A political refugee living in London tries to get back to his home in Palestine to see his dying son.

Language: English
Subtitles: English

Abdullah and Leilah | Directed by Ashtar Al Khirsan (UK, Iraq, 2018, 20 min)
Haunted by the memories of his childhood in Baghdad, Abdullah has dementia and struggles to communicate with his daughter.

Language: Arabic
Subtitles: English

Run(a)way Arab | Directed by Amrou Al Kadhi (UK, 2018, 12 min)
NAZEEM is a 26 year old Middle Eastern drag queen who names herself QUEEN ZA DREAM - she is preparing for a show with the utmost gravity, with an outfit evocative of an Egyptian deity.

Language: English
Subtitles: English


Three Centimetres | Directed by Lara Zeidan (UK, Lebanon, 2018, 9 min)
Four teenage girls find their friendship put to the test while suspended high above Beirut on a Ferris wheel. As secrets are revealed and tensions rise, this claustrophobic drama culminates in an unexpected confession.

Language: Arabic
Subtitles: English

Ave Maria | Directed by Basil Khalil (Palestine, France, Germany, 2016, 15 min)

5 nuns in the West Bank have their daily routine of silence disrupted when a Jewish family comes knocking at their door for help.

Language: Arabic, English, Hebrew
Subtitles: English




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