In September 2012 the Arab British Centre in partnership with the ICA and Dubai International Film Festival presented Safar: A Journey Through Popular Arab Cinema, the most ambitious season of popular Arab film ever seen in the UK.
This week-long series of classic and contemporary popular cinema invited audiences to experience local popular culture and debate film’s effectiveness in conveying social histories. Download programme
Safar programme listings, ticketing information and multibuy offer details.
Join us for three lively debates about Arab cinema and filmmaking.
Writer-in-residence Malu Halasa gives us her take on the Safar season.