Yemeni Stories Told by Yemeni Filmmakers + Talkback
12 pm Pacific (3 pm Eastern) on Sunday, July 26, 2020
Yemen, United States / Documentary / Rated PG13
In Arabic and English with English subtitles
Total runtime 71 minutes
Following the screening will be an intimate talkback with filmmakers Sara Ishaq and Mariam Al-Dhabhani.
In partnership with Romooz Foundation, the Arab Film Series is pleased to bring you an afternoon of Yemeni documentary short films, created and told through the eyes of Yemeni filmmakers. These short films showcase the impact the war in Yemen has had and continues to make on the Yemeni community throughout the world. These films uplift the voices of Yemeni filmmakers and their experiences. These are their stories.
Just Another Memory (2018) dir. Mariam Al-Dhabhani / 14 minutes
Abdu (2019) dir. Wissam Al-Kamali / 6 minutes
A Yellow Life (2018) dir. Osama Haji / 3 minutes
Sandwiched (2019) dir. Omar al-Fotaihi / 17 minutes
Departure (2017) Ibi Ibrahim / 9 minutes
A Pill (2018) dir. Sabreen Al-Yousefi / 3 minutes
The Tale of Ali (2019) dir. Rahman Taha / 5 minutes
In the Middle (2019) dir. Mariam Al-Dhabhani / 14 minutes
This event is organized in partnership with The Arab American National Museum, Romooz Foundation and Arte East