Arab Film Series Online: JADDOLAND & Talkback w. Nadia Shihab
Films available April 26th at 9:00 pm PDT to 8:59pm PDT Sunday, Apr. 30th.
Arab Film Series Online: JADDOLAND & Talkback with filmmaker Nadia Shihab
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In celebration of Arab American Heritage Month, the Arab Film Series presents: JADDOLAND.
This documentary explores the meaning of home and the search for belonging across generations. Learn more about it here.
90 Minutes / 2018 / USA / Documentary / Arabic, English, Iraqi Turkmen
And also get access to our Talkback with Nadia Shihab! AFMI’s Director of Film Programming Yasmina Tawil sat down with filmmaker Nadia Shihab to discuss her film JADDOLAND.
Nadia Shihab is an artist and filmmaker whose work explores the personal, the relational, and the diasporic. Her debut feature-length film JADDOLAND was the winner of five festival jury awards, including the Independent Spirit “Truer than Fiction” Award in 2020. Her work has shown in exhibitions and festivals internationally, including at the Centre Pompidou, Walker Art Center, Berkeley Art Museum, Cairo International Film Festival, DOXA, Kasseler Dokfest, CAAMFest, BlackStar, Camdenand New Orleans Film Festival. She was raised in Texas by immigrant parents from Iraq & Yemen, and works between Oakland, California and Vancouver, Canada.