2/10 2016

Going to Heaven

Going to Heaven Sayer Al Jannah   NORDIC PREMIERE UAE / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 90 minutes From Abu Dhabi to Fujairah, young Sultan sets off on an extraordinary journey as he seeks out his grandmother. Sultan, who has dreamt of the warmth of...

Skin

Skin   NORDIC PREMIERE Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates/ 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 85minutes Skin is a deeply personal film that explores the director’s memories of her two closest friends, Hussein and Soubhi, as they struggle to...

Workshop

Malmö Konsthall S:t Johannesgatan 7 Öppet alla dagar / Open daily 11-17 Ons / Weds 11-21 Fri entré / Admission free www.konsthall.malmo.se   DON’T MISS THE SUNDAY WORKSHOP 2 OCT On October 2 at 13.00-16.30 Malmö Konsthall in collaboration with the Malmö Arab Film...

Under the Hat

Under the Hat Taht Al Amama   WORLD PREMIERE Qatar, United Arab Emirates / 2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 15 minutes A devout mosque prayer caller, Sheikh Abdul Kareem loses his voice and must find a replacement, which he seeks in his neighbor, a...

The Notebook

The Notebook   SWEDISH PREMIERE Qatar / 2015 / Arabic and English dialogue with English subtitles / 11 min Nora is making a film for the first time. As she tries to learn how to handle her new camera, she starts to film her friends, asking them about their notebooks....

Profeten

The Prophet +7 year USA / 2014 / English dialogue with Swedish subtitles / 84 min The artist and poet Mustafa has been forced to live in exile because of his political activism. One day a sergeant come to his home and says that he now is a free man and that he should...

Kingdom of Garbage

Kingdom of Garbage   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 9 min Zahraa, a refugee from Northern Iraq, dreams of going to school. Instead she and her brother, Hassan, must scour a landfill site for valuable...

Call of Trung

Call of Trung L’Appel de Trung   Morocco / 2015 / Arabic and Vietnamese dialogue with English subtitles / 20 minutes An emotionally vibrating story of a loving couple who met during the Indochina war. They live together in the space between both the call of the nation...

Short Life

Short Life Courte Vie   Morocco / 2010 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 16 minutes Zhar is an unfortunate young man, whose mother died in childbirth. Short Life presentes various stages of Zhars life where his misfortune is always present and loss of his...

Raja Bent El Mellah

Raja Bent El Mellah     Morocco / 2016 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 70 min Najat, a young Moroccan woman, once met the French director Jacques Doillon and was casted in his film Raja for which she won the awards of Best Actress at both Venice...

Of Blood and Water

Of Blood and Water   NORDIC PREMIERE Morocco / 2014 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 15 min The film portraits the Moroccan understanding of water and blood is interpreted by a Moroccan family - the water symbolizes the source of life and blood the symbol of...

Aida

Aida   NORDIC PREMIERE Morocco / 2015 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 107 min Aida, a Jewish University professor of Moroccan origin who lives in Paris finds out that she’s suffering from cancer. She returns to her country of birth seeking to...

The Well

The Well Le Puits   NORDIC PREMIERE Algeria / 2015 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 93 minutes In the middle of the Algerian War of Independence, soldiers of the French army suspect a village in southern Algeria to host the mujahideen having...

The Man with the Dog

The Man with the Dog Moul Lkelb   Palestine / 2015 / Arabic, English and Hebrew dialogue with English subtitles / 93 minutes Youssef lives as a secluded outcast. His sole friend is his dog, Chagadai. One evening at the beach, the dog disapprears. In order to find him,...

Small Pleasures

Small Pleasures Petit Bonheurs   NORDIC PREMIERE Morocco / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 85 minutes After the death of her father, 17 year-old Noufissa follows her mother to go and live in the mansion of Lalla Amina, the wife of an important Tetouan...

3000 nights

3000 nights 3000 layal Palestine, France, Jordan, Qatar, Lebanon, UAE / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 103 minutes Layal, a newlywed Palestinian schoolteacher is arrested and falsy sentenced to eight years of prison after picking up a young...

Crossings

Crossings Leila Alaoui   25.9–16.10 2016 / C-salen, Malmö Konsthall Crossings explores the experience of sub-Saharan migrants who embark on the perilous journey to reach the elusive shores of Europe. The three-screen video installation focuses on the collective trauma...

Six and Zero

Six and Zero   INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE Morocco/ 2015 / No dialogue / 53minutes The beating hear of Casablanca. Six and Zero is a poetic documentary portrait of Casablanca between 6 am and midnight, striving to identify and highlight the different aspects and movements...

Hepta (The Last Lecture)

Hepta (The Last Lecture) Hepta: el-Mohadra el-Akhera   NORDIC PREMIERE Egypt/ 2016 / Arabicdialoguewith English subtitles / 112minutes Dr. ShukriMokhtar, a renowned social psychology expert decides to giveone last lecturebeforehisdeparture from thisworld. Best known...

Escapees to Ganges

Escapees to Ganges   WORLD PREMIERE Palestine, Norway / 2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 53 minutes In Vasani Kunj, a poor suburb of New Delhi, lives five Palestinian families that were forced to flee Iraq during the American war. Tahseen Muhaisen,...

The Last Date

The Last Date     WORLD PREMIERE Yemen / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 7 minutes We accompany a young woman who will celebrate her best friend’s birthday, in the ruins of what used to be her home, where the echo of their happy lives used to be.   A...

Love Theft and other Entanglements

Love Theft and other Entanglements Al-Hob wa Al-Sariqa wa Mashakel Ukhra   NORDIC PREMIERE Palestine / 2015 / Arabic, English and Hebrew dialogue with English subtitles / 93 minutes Mousa gets into the trouble of his life when he steals the wrong car. What he thought...