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Films and Fun!

  • Arab American National Museum 13624 Michigan Ave. Dearborn United States (map)

This block of short films is fun for the whole family! Following the short films, crafts and theater games will be available for all to participate in.

Trapped

Mohamed Maged / 2018 / Kuwait / 3 min.

Michigan Premiere

Trapped in the same place, same time, same loop. Is there a secret on how to escape?


Lulu’s Curls

Fahmi Farahat / 2009 / United States / 6 min.

7 year old Arab-American Lulu will do anything to straighten her hair before the most important day in her life, the first grad.

Red

Kholood Al Ali / 2017 / Qatar / 9 min.

Michigan Premiere

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A shy and lonely boy trudges through the snowy streets of a desolate, abandoned urban landscape, where he sees an abandoned pair of red trainers hanging from a telephone wire. He wants them dearly – but can he stamp out his fears and find a way to get them on his feet?

1001 Days

Aisha Al-Jaidah / 2017 / Qatar / 12 min.

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A thousand and one stories have recounted those infamous Arabian Nights, but what happened during the daytime, before darkness fell?

Earlier Event: June 7
Capernaum
Later Event: June 8
I Speak in Image - Free Workshop