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The Arab British Centre in partnership with the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) presents the third edition of Safar Film Festival:

SAFAR: A Celebration of Contemporary Arab Cinema

Curated by Rasha Salti

14 – 18 September 2016

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Before the Summer CrowdsWednesday 14 September 2016 – 8:30 pm Opening Reception Screening

BEFORE THE SUMMER CROWDS / Qabl Zahmet al-Saif +Q&A with curator Rasha Salti and scriptwriter Ghada Shahbender

Mohamed Khan | Egypt | 2015 | 90 min

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Love, Theft and Other Entanglements

Thursday 15 September 2016 – 6:15 pm 

LOVE, THEFT AND OTHER ENTANGLEMENTS / Al-Hob Wa Al-Sariqa Wa Mashakel Ukhra + Q&A with curator Rasha Salti and director Muayad Alayan

Muayad Alayan | Palestine | 2015 | 93 min

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Let them Come

Friday 16 September 2016 – 6:15 pm

LET THEM COME / Maintenant Ils Peuvent Venir + Q&A with curator Rasha Salti, director Salem Brahimi

Salem Brahimi | France / Algeria | 2015 | 95 min

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Monira Al-QadiriSaturday 17 September 2016 – 2pm 

Maverick from Kuwait: Close Encounter with Monira Al Qadiri. Screening of a selection of short films, followed by an extended conversation with Rasha Salti.

Rumours of Affluence | 2012 | 4 min, Soap | 2014 | 8 min, Behind the Sun | 2013 | 10 min, Travel Prayer | 2014 | 3 min, Wa Waila (Oh Torment) | 2008 | 10 min

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Borders of Heaven

Saturday 17 September 2016 – 4pm 

BORDERS OF HEAVEN / Chabek el-Jenna + Q&A with curator Rasha Salti and actress Anissa Daoud

Fares Naanaa | Tunisia/France/United Arab Emirates | 2015 | 86 min

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As I Open My Eyes

Saturday 17 September 2016 – 6pm

AS I OPEN MY EYES / À Peine J’ouvre Les Yeux + Q&A with curator Rasha Salti and actress Baya Medhaffar

Leyla Bouzid | Tunisia/France/Belgium/United Arab Emirates | 2015 | 102 min

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Houses Without Doors
Sunday 18 September 2016 – 2pm

HOUSES WITHOUT DOORS / Manazil Bela Abwab + Q&A with curator Rasha Salti, writer Malu Halasa and director Avo Kaprealian

Avo Kaprealian | Syria/Lebanon | 2016 | 90 min

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This Little Father Obsession Sunday 18 September 2016 – 4pm

THIS LITTLE FATHER OBSESSION / Imbarator el-Nemsa + Q&A with curator Rasha Salti and director Selim Mourad

Selim Mourad | Lebanon | 2016 | 104 min 

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STARVE YOUR DOGSunday 18 September 2016 – 6pm

STARVE YOUR DOG / Jawwe’ Kalbak + Q&A with curator Rasha Salti and director Hicham Lasri

Hicham Lasri | Morocco | 2015 | 94 min

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