CAPE COD FESTIVAL OF ARAB CINEMA

Friday October 19, Saturday October 20 & Sunday October 21

The Cape Cod Festival of Arab Cinema is a three-day program of films from the Arab World screening at various venues on the Outer Cape, Friday, October 19 through Sunday, October 21. Brewster filmmaker Rebecca M. Alvin (Associate Teaching Professor of Film & Media Studies, The New School) curated this program of films by Arab filmmakers, most of which have never been screened publicly on Cape Cod. The films chosen include a Syrian documentary about  Bashar Al-Asad  and his father Hafez Al-Asad in the early days of Bashar's regime. The films will be presented and discussed by noted film and Arab culture scholars.

 

Ticket Prices:

$9.00-$15.00 per event

Event pass:  $35.00 to all events

Friday, October 19th
Truro Community Center
7:00pm 
The Tunisian film: "Bab'Aziz: The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul" by Nacer Khemir.
 
Saturday, October 20th
Wellfleet Preservation Hall
Arab Culture
6:00pm Flood in Ba’ath Country – 45 minutes
7:30pm Tahrir 90 minutes footage from recent Egyptian uprising
Reception and discussion follow.  Egyptian tea and coffee with Middle Eastern desserts will be served.
 
Sunday October 21st
Waters Edge Cinema Provincetown
3:00pm Cairo Station
5:00pm Dunia - 108 minutes



 

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