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 Arabfilmever 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
Writer-in-residence Malu Halasa gives us her take on the Safar season.[/one_half][one_half_last]