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2018 Asian American International Film Festival

12.10.2016 (Tawareekh)

Tawareekh

Directed by Hagar Abdulbari

SHORT FILMS / Egypt, Jordan, United Arab Emirates / Documentary / 10 mins / Arabic with English subtitles / World Premiere

Plays In:
FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH

Co-Presented by Asia Society
August 4, 2018 1:00 pm Not Available

Description

The short documentary tackles the theme “Homesickness” through homemade videos and audios taken and received by an Egyptian girl who was forced to be separated from her family.


Director's Bio


Hagar Abdulbari is an Egyptian filmmaker who is based in Dubai. She is the director of the short documentary Twareekh. In addition, She took several positions as a scriptwriter, producer, cinematographer, and editor.


Credits

Producer/Director of Photography: Sara Khalaf
Editor/Sound Designer: Saba Abu Khader


Plays in

  1. FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH

    SPECIAL EVENTS, SHORTS PROGRAMS / 86 mins
    The FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH shorts program celebrates works by media makers of Asian descent under the age of 21. Those in this category are in competition for the One to Watch Award.

    In This Program: MIYAKO, KILL GREEN, Religion for Dummies, PICNIC PERFECT, KITE (GABUL), Stupidly Happy, DISTANT SELF-PORTRAIT, 12.10.2016 (Tawareekh), LILANKO (sincere)


Dates & Times

Plays In:
FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH

Co-Presented by Asia Society
August 4, 2018 1:00 pm Not Available