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.
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.
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.
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.
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