JAYKAR the cheeky video scene of the gulf – 17th July 2015

As part of this year’s Shubbak Festival the Crossway Foundation brings you an evening of thought-provoking films from the Gulf.

This screening will include exciting new satirical shorts from groups such as Meqdad Al-Kout (Kuwait) and Misfitz Comedy (Bahrain), many of which have never before been translated into English.

Following the screening there will be a Q+A with the series’ curator Monira Al Qadiri and Crossway Foundation Trustee Amal Khalaf.

FILM SCREENING & Q+A: 7.00 – 8.30PM
Admission free but RSVP required. Please email info@crossway-foundation.org to reserve your place.

Hitchhiker, 2015 by Misfitz Comedy (Bahrain)
The Funeral, 2015 by Misfitz Comedy (Bahrain)
New Year-ish Expressions, Telfaz11 – Temsah Series (Saudi Arabia)
I’m not afraid of my Sponsor, 2015 by Telfaz11 (Saudi Arabia)
Developing Culture, 2015 by Sheno Ya’ani Group (Kuwait)
World of Swalef 4, 2015 by Meqdad Al-Kout (Kuwait)
Picnic, 2014 by Masameer (Saudi Arabia)
The Last Call, 2015 by Masameer (Saudi Arabia)

Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture. 11 – 26 July 2015. Shubbak is the UK’s premier festival of contemporary Arab culture, presenting outstanding international Arab artists to London audiences and communities. www.shubbak.co.uk