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Copyright Arabic Short Films Blog. Hassan is a bus driver and the only male sibling of five sisters, his father owns a workshop that got suspended due to taxes problems. Article Media. Film still from A Jihad for Love. But how does one live disappointment? In the ensuing days before his wedding bridegroom Hachemi faces both the anxieties of the future and the shadows of the past. Sally El Hosaini. Within a century, Islam had spread throughout most of the present-day Arabic-speaking world and beyond, from Central Asia to the Iberian Peninsula.
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Freed after spending 12 years in jail, a man's homecoming turns into dark affair as his disillusion clashes with his family expectations. This film is a powerful and bittersweet tale of friendship and love in Lebanon, a nation that has been plagued by civil war for decades and where nontraditional relationships and ideas are reacted to with violence and hatred. The Wedding is available to stream on Revry. Thousands of Yemeni refugees have returned to Yemen preferring the uncertainty of the war over the camps' conditions.
A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited. A story about a police officer who was assigned to a secret mission as an undercover drug dealer, with the license to kill, deal in drugs, and do whatever is required for his identity to Film still from Son of a Dancer. Votes: 2, Hassan is a bus driver and the only male sibling of five sisters, his father owns a workshop that got suspended due to taxes problems. This film is also part of Queer in a Time of Forced Migration. These groups, however, are for the most part ethnically and linguistically homogenous, and—as is common throughout the region—both value family relations strongly. Sign up here to see what happened On This Day , every day in your inbox! Film still from Chronic.
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Did we miss any of your favorite queer Arab films? NTL Viral. This film interviews a number of young people and their families and allows them to share their experiences combating the negative stereotypes that revolve around both their sexuality and ethnicity. After a conflict within the clan, one of its members goes to the police, helping the Antiquities Service find the cache. Half a Life is a timely story of activism and hope, set in the increasingly dangerous, oppressive, and unstable social climate of Egypt today. Votes: 1, Land of Fear min Thriller 8. Votes: 3, Is it an empty attempt by a marginalized group to evoke heroism and mythology in order to compensate in death for what they never achieved in life? The Wife of an Important Man min Drama 7.
Subscribe To Posts Atom. Islamabad Rash is a low level drug dealer who uses his earnings to pay for small luxuries for them while fiercely protecting his younger brother. The majority of Arabs continue to live in small, isolated farming villages, where traditional values and occupations prevail, including the subservience and home seclusion purdah of women. He is 26, living in Cairo, working as an accountant, studying dancing and dating a man named Waleed. Hassan is a bus driver and the only male sibling of five sisters, his father owns a workshop that got suspended due to taxes problems. The city of Abadan was badly damaged in the Iran-Iraq War. Brothers is a coming-of-age short film-music video hybrid that follows a Muslim Arab boy as he comes to terms with his sexuality.