New Middle East Cinema, 2014 | Film Festival

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:00pm - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

NEW MIDDLE EAST CINEMA

October 27-30, 2014

The Cinema Studies Program, the Jewish Studies Program, the Middle East Center, and the Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations Department at the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival and International House of Philadelphia, present the 2014 edition of NEW MIDDLE EAST CINEMA. Recently released feature films have been selected to represent Middle Eastern societies and cultures through cinema. Each film will be introduced by a presenter with special knowledge of the country, culture, and issues addressed in the film.

Our festival is free-admission and open to all.

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Monday, October 27 @ 7:00pm | Palestine | Presenter, Ibrahim Miari


Write Down, I Am An Arab | Ibtisam Mara’ana Menuhin, 2013

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Tuesday, October 28 @ 5:30pm | Iran | Presenter, Mahyar Entezari


Closed Curtain | Jafar Panahi and Kambuzia Partovi, 2013

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Tuesday, October 28 @ 8:00pm | Iraq | Presenters, Iris Drechsler & Mehmet Darakçıoğlu


Before Snowfall | Hisham Zaman, 2013

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Wednesday, October 29 @ 5:30pm | Syria | Presenters, Omar Al-Ghazzi & Salam Al-Kuntar


Return To Homs | Talal Derki, 2013

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Wednesday, October 29 @ 8:00pm | Afghanistan | Presenter, Brian Spooner


The Patience Stone | Atiq Rahimi, 2012

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Thursday, October 30 @ 7:00pm | Israel | Director Eran Riklis presents


Zaytoun | Eran Riklis, 2012

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