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Jala Wahid's film Fiery Father will streaming live on Friday 12 June 2020 at 8:30pm (Sharjah tim

Online Screening | Ghosts of Songs: Oral Histories in MENA Female Cinema

Jala Wahid, Myriam Rey, Inas Halabi

Sharjah Art Foundation Friday 12 June 2020, 8:30—9:15 pm

Sharjah Art Foundation and Habibi Collective present three films by MENA female directors. Venturing into diasporic, collective and inherited memories, the films attempt to narrativise a series of uprooted experiences.

Sharjah Art Foundation presents a series of online film screenings in collaboration with Habibi Collective, a digital film archive that celebrates the work of female filmmakers from the Middle East and North Africa. Taking place on 29 May, 12 June and 26 June 2020, the screenings feature award-winning short and feature-length narrative, documentary and experimental films by female artists from the Arab world. The second programme of films, Ghosts of Songs: Oral Histories in MENA Female Cinema, screens on 12 June.

Screening information:

Fiery Father (2018) Director: Jala Wahid United Kingdom Experimental | 7 minutes No dialogue with English and Kurdish subtitles Only My Voice (2017) Director: Myriam Rey United Kingdom Documentary | 12 minutes Arabic with English subtitles Like a String of Beads (2019) Director: Inas Halabi Palestine Documentary | 26 minutes Arabic with English subtitles

For more information and to watch the screening, click here.

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