18 Days

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Algeria, Images of a Fight

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Allahu Akbar

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12 Angry Lebanese

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Beirut My Heart

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City of Life

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Envy the Dead/Hassad Al Möta

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Fiasco

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Gaza Shield

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Gaza-Strophe

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Hawi

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Here Comes the Rain

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A Man Without a Cell Phone

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Mish Mush

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Quarter Magic

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Scheherazade Tell me a Story

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Stray Bullet

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Taqwacore

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Koran: Back to the Origins of a Book

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The Time that Remains

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To Rest in Peace

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Triumph67

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Voices from the Revolution: My love for you, Egypt, increases by the day

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Mizna Presents:
The Seventh Twin Cities
Arab Film Festival

Thursday November 10th - Sunday November 13th, 2011

Location

The Heights Theatre
3951 Central Ave NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Get directions.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

3:30pm-5:30pm - Art in Revolution
A panel discussion on the role of Art in the Arab uprisings
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7pm - Opening night
Voices from the Revolution

(Egypt, 2010, 6 min Heba Amin, dir.)
Q&A with Heba Amin

18 Days
(Egypt, 2011, 125 min Sherif Arafa, Kamla Abou Zikri, Marwan Hamed, Mohamed Ali, Sherif El Bendari, Khaled Marei, Mariam Abou Ouf, Ahmad Abdallah, Yousry Nasrallah, Ahmad Alaa, dir. )

Friday, November 11th, 2011

1:00pm – My Name is Mohamed
(Iraq/UK/Jordon, 2010, 11 min Yahya Allaak, dir.)

Iraq, Finally
(USA, 2010, 69 min Tarik Rasouli, dir.)
Q&A with Tarik Rasouli, moderated by Luke Wilcox (Iraqi American Reconciliation Project)
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4pm – Gaza Shield
(Lebanon, 2010, 18 min, Tania Khalaf, dir.)
Q&A with Tania Khalaf

Gaza-Strophe, Palestine
(Palestine, 2011, 95 min Samir Abdallah & Khéridine Mabrouk, dir.)

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7pm – Hawi
(Egypt/Qatar, 2010, 112 min, Ibrahim El-Batout, dir.)
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9:30pm – Allahu Akbar
(USA, 2007, 6 min, Usama Alshaibi, dir.)

Envy the Dead
(UAE, 2011, 10 min Isa Swain, dir.)

Taqwacore
(Canada, 2009, 80 min Omar Majeed, dir.)

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

10am – Mish Mush

12 Angry Lebanese
(Lebanon, 2009, 78 min Zeina Daccache, dir.)
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12pm – Beirut, My Heart
(Lebanon, 2011, 10 min Sabah Haider, dir.)

Teta Alf Marra (Grandma a Thousand Times)
(UAE/Qatar/Lebanon, 2010, 48 min Mahmoud Kaabour, dir.)

This Way Up
(Palestine, 2007, 52 min Georgi Lazarevski, dir.)
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3pm – Fiasco
(USA, 2009, 35 min Nadia Hamzeh, dir.)

Man Without a Cell Phone
(Belgium/France/Palestine, 2010, 83 min Sameh Zoabi, dir.)
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5pm – Stray Bullet
(Lebanon, 2010, 75 min, Georges Hachem, dir.)
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7pm – To Rest in Peace
(Kuwait/Canada/US, 2010, 19 min, Fawaz Al-Matrouk, dir.)
Q&A with Fawaz Al-Matrouk

City of Life
(UAE, 2009, 89 min Ali F. Mostafa, dir.)
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9:30pm – Scheherazade Tell me a Story
(Egypt, 2009, 134 min, Yousry Nasrallah, dir.)

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

10:30am – The Koran: Back to the Origins of the Book
(2010, 52 min Bruno Ulmer, dir.)
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12pm – Algeria: Images of a Fight
(Belgium, 2010, 52 min Jérôme Laffont, dir.)

If Fog Had Roots
(Belgium, 2009, 53 min Dounia Bovet-Wolteche, dir.)
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2:30pm – Quarter Magic
(USA, 2010, 17 min Jacob Kader, dir.)

Triumph67
(USA, 2010, 99 min Dan Tanz, dir.)
Q&A with Dan Tanz, Jeremy Wilker, and Mohannad Ghawanmeh
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5pm – Teta
(Lebanon, 2011, 24 min, Merva Faddoul, dir.)

Here Comes the Rain
(Belgium, 2010, 100 min, Bahij Hojeij, dir.)
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7:30pm – Closing film
The Time that Remains

(France/Belgium/UK/Italy, 2009, 109 min, Elia Suleiman, dir.)