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CinemaNA: Jocelyne Saab

8 November @ 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Free but preregister

A live (online) conversation with the award-winning filmmaker and photographer Jocelyne Saab, accompanied by three of her films:

Dunia (2005, above)
A meditation on female desire, driven by the powerful eroticism of Arab poetry and music. The film leads to the trauma of FGM.

Beirut, My City / Beyrouth Ma Ville (1982)
In July, 1982, the Israeli army laid siege to Beirut. Four years earlier, Jocelyne Saab saw her 150-year old childhood home go up in flames. She asked herself: when did all this begin? Every place becomes a historical site and every name, a memory.

The Lady of Saigon / La dame de Saigon (1996)
A documentary portrait of Dr Duong Quỳnh Hoa (1930-2006), an extraordinary woman who was a notable member of the National Liberation Front in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War and a cabinet member in its provisional government, serving as an extraordinary woman who was a minister in the South Vietnamese revolutionary government. After the war she ran a children’s hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. She tells Jocelyne Saab about her experiences..

Presented by Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and the NYUAD Film and New Media Program.


8 November
7.30 pm - 9.00 pm
Free but preregister
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