[nyfoil-l] 2007 NY Arab & South Asian Film Festival 2/23-3/4

Prerana Reddy preranar at earthlink.net
Mon Feb 12 14:21:12 CST 2007


2007 New York Arab & South Asian Film Festival
23 February - 4 March, 2007
http://www.alwanforthearts.org/filmfestival

Over 70 recent features, documentaries and shorts showcase the
creative vitality of North Africa, the Middle East, South Asia and
their diasporas. Several directors will be in attendance and panel
discussions will be held.

Check the website in the coming week for articles, interviews, updates and
ticketing information: http://www.alwanforthearts.org/filmfestival

Organized by: Alwan for the Arts, 3rd i NY, South Asian Women's Creative
Collective,  Downtown Community TV, Columbia University, Rotterdam Arab Film
Festival with major support from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

*Special Programs*

Artists in Exile

New Documentaries from Afghanistan

Next Generation Filmmakers from the UK

Palestinian Revolution Cinema

Transfixed: South Asian & Arab Experimental Shorts

War Diaries: Newly Commissioned video projections documenting the daily
experiences of people under siege in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon and
Palestine

Retrospective on and Master Class by Tunisian director Nacer Khemir

*Venues*

Tribeca Cinemas
54 Varick St. @ Canal St.

Alwan for the Arts
16 Beaver St. between Broad & Broadway

Columbia University
Lerner Hall, Schermerhorn Auditorium and Dodge Hall
116th & Broadway

DCTV
87 Lafayette St. (two blocks south of Canal St.)

Pioneer Theater
155 East 3rd St. & Avenue A


The 2007 New York Arab and South Asian Film Festival is made possible in
part through the generous support of the Fund for Creative
Communities/New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization
Program, administered by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council & The
Collaborative Marketing Grant from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
with the generous support of The September 11th Fund. Additional
support from Springer Associates PR, Deep Dish TV and Columbia
University Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and
Cultures, the Middle East Institute, and the Film Division of the
School of the Arts.




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