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Arab Film Festival Co-sponsored by KARAMA
Museum of Photographic Arts, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Arab Film Festival Co-sponsored by KARAMA
Eight films and two receptions over two days:

Friday November 16

Meet Bahiya and Mahmoud director Zaid Abu Hamdan
Complimentary refreshments and hors d'oeuvres
Admission included in ticket price

Bahiya and Mahoud
Directed by Zaid Abu Hamdan
Lebanon | 2010 | 14 min.
Best of Festival
Palm Springs International ShortFest, 2011
Special Guest: Director Zaid Abu Hamdan

Directed by Reem Murir Katami
Jordan | 2012 | 2 min.

More Than Smoke
Directed by Reem Murir Katami
Jordan | 2011 | 2 min.

Where Do We Go Now?
Directed by Nadine Labaki
Lebanon | 2011 | 110 min.
Best Picture
Audience Award
People's Choice
Toronto International Film Festival, 2011

Saturday November 17

6:00 PM
The War Around Us
Directed by Abdallah Omeish
USA/Palestine | 2011 | 75 min.
Best Documentary
Newport Beach Film Festival, 2012
Q&A with director Abdallah Omeish

8:00-8:45 PM
Meet War Around Us director Abdallah Omeish
Complimentary refreshments and hors d'oeuvres
Admission included in ticket prices

I Wish We Were Dancers
Directed by Mohammed Walid Ayyad
Kuwait | 2011 | 9 min.
Official Selection
Dubai International Film Festival, 2011

Directed by Fatima Abdallah
UAE | 2011 | 9 min.
First Prize
Short Narrative Competition
Abu Dhabi Film Festival, 2012

Directed by Lyes Salem
Algeria | 2008 | 90 min.
Best Film
Dubai International Film Festival, 2008

Please note that Where Do We Go Now? is rated PG-13.  None of the other films are rated.


Museum of Photographic Arts, Balboa Park (View)
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
United States


Film > Festivals

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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