The Arab Film Festival
The Arab Film Festival returned to Camera 12 Cinema in downtown San Jose, Oct. 13-14. The only independent showcase in the U.S. for cinema produced by and about the Arab World, the festival presented numerous short films, videos, documentaries and full-length features from countries around the globe, including Morocco, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, Palestine, France and the United States, in venues throughout the Bay Area (in many cases, with the filmmaker in attendance).
The festival's schedule at Camera 12 was as follows:
- SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13
- 12:00pm -- Granny's Flags / Letter to Sasha / Free Running Gaza / Falluja: The Lost Generation
1:45pm -- The Suffering Grasses / Yamo
4:00pm -- Rabat
6:30pm -- Papa Hedi
8:30pm -- Top Floor Left Wing
- SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
- 12:00pm -- Another Night on Earth / Words of Witness
2:15pm -- Restored Pictures / The War Around Us
4:15pm -- More Than Smoke / Here / Power of Generations / The Legend / Rough Hands
6:30pm -- Pagesus
The Arab Film Festival was sponsored by the Arab Women's Solidarity Association. For more info, check out the THE ARAB FILM FESTIVAL website.