16/17 Nov: Arab Film Festival on tour: Assen


Arab Film Festival on Tour!
With Arab Film Festival on tour you have the chance to watch five of our best films from edition 2018 again. You can see them during a mini festival in DNK Assen on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November.


Programme:


Opening Night: Looking for Oum Kulthum
The story of the most important female artist of the 20th century in the Arab world, Oum Kulthum, versus the personal story of the Iranian filmmaker Shirin Neshat.
Fri 16 nov, 19.30, room 1

Kiss me Not
This directing debut by scriptwriter Ahmed Amer discusses the history of Egyptian cinema and the rise and fall of ‘the kiss’.
Sat 17 nov, 12.15, room 5

Sheikh Jackson
A young imam gets caught up in a crisis of faith after hearing about the death of Michael Jackson.
Sat 17 nov, 14.30, room 5

Looking for Oum Kulthum
The story of the most important female artist of the 20th century in the Arab world, Oum Kulthum, versus the personal story of the Iranian filmmaker Shirin Neshat.
Sat 17 nov, 16.00, room 5

Wajib
During the Palestinian Wajib (social duty) of personally delivering wedding invitations, father and son work on their fragile relationship.
Sat 17 nov, 19.00, room 5

The Journey
A tragicomic story about a young lady who is ready to commit an act of terrorism, until she gets caught up in an unexpected encounter.
Sat 17 nov, 21.15, room 5

The evening will end with Afterparty at Het Wapen van Drenthe.

Arab Film Festival on Tour
Date: 16 en 17 november 2018
Location: DNK, Weiersstraat 1, 9401 ET Assen
Afterparty: Het Wapen van Drenthe, Heerestraat 1, 9301 AC Roden
Ticket price: 8,50 euro
Tickets and more info: www.dnk.nl

Arab Film Festival on Tour in Assen is organised by Arab Film Festival, DNK, Internationaal filmfestival-Vrouw & Film and a Buzz-Core Projects Stichting
Made possible by gemeente Assen, provincie Drenthe, Het Wapen van Drenthe, Drents Museum