Category Archives: UK events

Arabic films this month

Lots of opportunities to see Arabic cinema in the UK in September. Screening at Encounters Short Film Festival Date: Sunday 21st September, 2014  Time: 3:00 pm Venue: Watershed, Bristol http://encounters-festival.org.uk Our Souls Are Palestinian is a programme of short artists film works which … Continue reading

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Nour Festival of Arts, London, Oct – Nov 2013

There’s a great line-up of Arab and Middle Eastern cultural events at the Nour Festival this year, including some fascinating talks, exhibitions, gigs, dance performances, films and workshops. Plus, for the foodies: cuisine from Iraq and Qatar, and a chance … Continue reading

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And Other Stories Arabic reading group: London, New York and Cairo

UK independent publisher And Other Stories is hosting an Arabic reading group this autumn/winter, focussing on three Syrian novels recommended on the European Society of Authors’ Finnegan’s List, a list of under-translated, under-recognized works. And Other Stories has translated and … Continue reading

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Outdoor Middle Eastern film screenings, London, 20 – 22 August

ICA Off-site: Cinema on the Steps 20 – 22 August 2013 *Free* The Institute of Contemporary Arts London is organising three evenings of Middle Eastern film screenings 20 – 22 August. The full programme  includes a range of both short … Continue reading

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Bristol Palestine Film Festival – 7 – 16 December 2012

Sorry for the silence recently – it’s been a busy month! Looking ahead to what’s on in the UK in December, I quote from the website of the Bristol Palestine Film Festival… After the success of last year’s inaugural festival, … Continue reading

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The Arab Revolution(s): everything you need to know

I’m copying this from the Arab British Centre email because it sounds good, especially the performance by Egyptian band Eskenderella 🙂 Southbank Centre Presents THE ARAB REVOLUTION: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW 15 September 2012 | 10:00A day of discussion, … Continue reading

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Safar: A Journey Through Popular Arab Cinema

Preview of this film festival in Arabic: رحلة سفر في السينما العربية الشعبية تستضيفها لندن (Source: http://aawsat.com) September’s an exciting time to be in London if you love Arabic films, old or new. The Arab British Centre, in partnership with … Continue reading

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