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Sun, 28 Jan



MENA Arts UK Presents: An Evening of Short Films

A screening of short film by our directory members at the Garden Cinema.

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MENA Arts UK Presents: An Evening of Short Films
MENA Arts UK Presents: An Evening of Short Films

Time & Location

28 Jan 2024, 16:00 – 18:00

London, The Garden Cinema, London WC2B 5PQ, UK

About the event

In partnership with The Garden Cinema and Mydylarama, MENA Arts UK are proud to present their first cinema screening of short films, showcasing the work of their membership.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

The films to be screened are:

Leila’s Blues - Fateme Ahmadi (writer/director), 15 mins

A universal tale of empowerment, depicting a woman's journey to take control of her life, body, and choices amid an impossible situation.

Bahar - Maryam Hamidi (writer/director), 15 mins

Long after her death, a lonely widow’s home is infested by the mouldy manifestation of her dead daughter’s spirit, but when her son returns from university, she’s forced to choose between the living and the dead.

Rise - Yasaman Mohsani (lead role), 11 mins

Inspired by real life accounts of Iranian refugees, we see Niloo, a teenage girl resisting the patriarchal ‘morality police’ who kidnap her from the streets of Tehran.

The Record - Hannah Khalil (writer), 5 mins

Two girls try and break a world record.

Lydia by Anita Lewton-Moukkes (writer/director), 12 mins

A young Kabyle bride arrives to join her husband, but is France the place of her dreams?

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