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Arab Film Festival

A three-day festival

Friday, October 21, 2011
6:30 PM
Writer Guild Theater
135 S. Doheny Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Established in 1996 as the first in the US, the Arab Film Festival (AFF) is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the country.  The festival has an international standing and is considered one of the most important Arab film festivals outside the Arab world. The AFF strives to present the best of contemporary films that illuminate Arab lives through authentic narratives and images and to provide insight into the beauty and complexity of the Arab world. It offers the Los Angeles and the Greater Bay Area, the only access of its kind to the diversity of authentic Arab experiences seen through Arab eyes. This year the Los Angeles Festival will be in the Writers Guild of America Theater located at 135 So. Doheny Drive, in Beverly Hills.  The Centerpiece Reception and screening will take place on Friday October 21st, with the rest of the festival screenings continuing in the same location through Sunday, October 23rd.  For ticket and schedule information, please go to www.arabfilmfestival.org

FRIDAY October 21st

 

WGA Theatre, Los Angeles

 

6:30pm

Centerpiece Reception

8:00pm

Egyptian Maidens

 

 

SATURDAY October 22nd

 

WGA Theatre, Los Angeles

 

11:00am

Short Life / Richard III "An Arab VIP"

1:00pm

Grandma, A Thousand Times / Stray Bullet 

3:15pm

Majid

5:30pm

The Kingdom of Women / Transit Cities

7:30pm

Messages from the Sea

9:45pm

Flowers of Evil

   

SUNDAY October 23rd

 

WGA Theatre, Los Angeles

 

11:00am

Beep / Aayesh / Iraq: War, Love, God and Madness

1:00pm

Bahiya & Mahmoud / Here Comes the Rain 

3:00pm

The Last Passenger / The Ring Road 

5:00pm

Hawi 

7:00pm

Habibti / Three Veils

 

 


JohannaRomero
(310) 825-1455
www.international.ucla.edu/cnes
romero@international.ucla.edu

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