Fall Film Fests: Arab Cinema Across the Country
We are pleased to present a roundup of our grantee organizations’ upcoming events featuring the latest in excellent Arab feature films:
The Arab Film Festival opens in San Francisco today with Egyptian Maidens, directed by Mohamed Amin and centering on the dilemma faced by two cousins entering their 30 without prospective husbands. San Jose, Berkeley, and Los Angeles will also participate with over 40 films of their own.
Starting today in New York City, Alwan for the Arts presents a series of movie screenings, the first of which being Ahlaam by Mohamed Al-Daradji Iraq, followed by Microphone by Ahmed Abdalla.
The Boston Palestine Film Festival, which celebrates its fifth anniversary this year, opens on Oct. 21 with The Time that Remains, directed by Elia Suleiman. Several Boston locations will feature 10 days of more than 50 award-winning films from renowned international directors.
Center for Arab American Philanthropy
2651 Saulino Ct.
Dearborn, MI 48120