Nadi Cinema, the Middle Eastern film club, features monthly film screenings and discussion groups led by experts in Middle Eastern Studies. All the films screened in Nadi Cinema have English subtitles, and discussions and presentations are in English.
Wednesdays 4pm - 7pm
Gilman Building, Room 133
Refreshments will be served.
Nadi Cinema is hosted by the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies.
Spring - Summer 2013 Program
March 13 - Rabat
Three friends drive from Holland to Morocco to deliver a taxi to a family friend, but the trip turns out more complicated than expected.
Presented by Joyce van de Bildt
April 24 - Terrorism and the Kebab
An absurdist comedy about a man who goes to an Egyptian government office and is mistaken for a terrorist.
Presented by Mira Tzoreff
May 22 - Cairo 678 (Egypt)
Egyptian women fight back when they are sexually harassed in the streets of Cairo.
Presented by Shoshi Shmuluvitz
June 19 - The Source
The women in a remote Moroccan village go on a Lysistrata-like sex strike when the men refuse to fetch water from the well.
Presented by Samir Ben-Layashi
July 24 - A Separation
An Academy Award winning family drama set in Iran.
Presented by Miriam Nissimov
Fall 2012 - Winter 2013 Program
November 28 - The Yacoubian Building
A scathing portrayal of Egyptian society based on a best-selling novel.
Presented by Shimon Shamir
December 19 - Men on the Bridge
A feature film about the lives of men who work on the Bosphorous bridge in Istanbul.
Presented by Duygu Atlas
January 16 - Persepolis
The story of young girl growing up during the Iranian Revolution.
Presented by Liora Hendelman-Baavur