This year’s festival includes the fifth consecutive year of ‘Canadian Eye on the Arab World’ which is a goal to at least have one movie in the festival that is Canadian made and is about the Middle East or Canadian Arabs. This year, we’re presenting Wall on October 20th, a National Film Board of Canada by Cam Christiansen”
“The weekend’s film program will have something for every taste, from documentaries like Wajd: Songs of Separation by Amar Chebib – a musical documentary of Syrian/Canadian production, and award-winning features ranging from the comedic to the very serious. Something unique to this year’s program is that we’re presenting Dachra, a Tunisian horror movie, screening on the late evening of Saturday, October 19th” adds Rizkalla.
The Calgary Arab Arts and Culture Society is a non-denominational organization whose purpose is to contribute to Calgarys thriving arts and cultural scene by actively promoting events that involve: Cinema, visual art and comedy by presenting a positive view of Arab life and society as an alternative to what is portrayed in the media. We introducing audiences to the humanity, love and humour in daily Arab life and showcase the rich history and diversity of Arab culture.
Tickets : $10 to $15
How to get tickets?
WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time: October 18 to 20, 2019
617 8 Ave SW
Public transport accessible