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Calgary Arab Film Nights
Calgary Arab Film Nights
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2018 Line Up

  • Here I Am...Here You Are

    Eccomi ... Eccoti unfolds as a virtual road trip navigating between Italy and Lebanon. Conditioned to live in a long-distance relationship with his partner...
  • Investigating Paradise

    Nedjma, a young investigative journalist for an Algerian daily, is spurred to action by the ongoing instrumentalisation of the concept of paradise in extremist propaganda
  • My Enemy, My Brother

    My Enemy, My Brother' is a feature length documentary about the real-life story of two former enemies from the Iran-Iraq war who become blood brothers for life.
  • Photocopy

    Mahmoud’s life is a ‘photocopy’ of millions of others. He worked as a data-entry typist in the same government job, never married, he lives a traditional life.
  • Sheikh Jackson

    “Sheikh Jackson,” Egypt’s official Oscar entry for 2018, is an offbeat, often affecting and thoughtful drama about conservative imam Sheikh Khaled Hani (Ahmad Elfishawy), whose strict, devout life turns upside...
  • Solitaire

    Therese, the mayor’s wife in a Lebanese village, joyfully prepares for an overnight visit of her daughter's suitor and his parents.
  • Stitching Palestine

    welve resilient, determined and articulate women from disparate walks of life: lawyers, artists, housewives, activists, architects, and politicians stitch together...
  • The Insult

    In today's Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court.

2018 Line Up

  • Here I Am...Here You Are

  • Investigating Paradise

  • My Enemy, My Brother

  • Photocopy

  • Sheikh Jackson

  • Solitaire

  • Stitching Palestine

  • The Insult

  • A Very Big Shot

    2017
    Jad is about to be released from jail for a crime his older brother Ziad committed five years ago, and Ziad has decided to stop his drug-dealing business and start a new chapter in life.
  • The Last Day of the City

    2017
    Downtown Cairo, 2009, Khalid, a 35-year-old filmmaker is struggling to make a film that captures the soul of his city while facing loss in his own life.
  • The Prophet

    2016
    This delightful animated film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and has received critical acclaim at various festivals around the world...
  • Inch'Allah

    2016
    This is a compelling film about Chloe a heroic Quebecois doctor working in Palestine who befriends a pregnant Palestinian girl, and an Israeli soldier.
  • THEEB

    A winner and nominee of several awards, Theeb, is a cinematographic masterpiece.
  • Factory Girl

    Egypt's official entry for the 2014 Academy Award
  • Rock the Casbah

    With a powerhouse Arab cast, ROCK THE CASBAH is a family drama set one summer in Tangiers.
  • La Moakshza

    La Moakhza talks about class difference, the horrors of the national education system and religious intolerance.
  • Where Do We Go Now

    On the edge of a cratered road, a cortège-like procession of women solemnly makes its way towards the village cemetery.
  • Free Men

    Inspired by actual events, this gripping wartime espionage drama tells the little-known story of Muslim freedom fighters and a mosque that sheltered Jews in Nazi-occupied Paris during WWII.

Previous Years

  • A Very Big Shot

    2017
  • The Last Day of the City

    2017
  • The Prophet

    2016
  • Inch'Allah

    2016
  • THEEB

  • Factory Girl

  • Rock the Casbah

  • La Moakshza

  • Where Do We Go Now

  • Free Men

Previous Years

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